14 September 2008

St. Helena, Pray for us!

On this feast of the Holy Cross we should remember St. Helena, who found the true Cross. The story of her faithfulness to a very unusual vocation is remarkable. I like best the fictionalized version of her life by Evelyn Waugh simply titled Helena. On the whole, relics are good things.

Here she is in St. Peter's Baslica:

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