Homily on the Elevation of the Precious and Life-Giving Cross -- MP3 Download
Saint Demetrius of Rostov tells how Constantine triumphed over the persecuting emperor Maxentius, after seeing, in the clouds, a cross, and the words "In this sign, conquer." Constantine ordered that his soldiers carry crosses on their weapons, helmets, and shields, and gained victory over Maxentius. After Constantine united the Roman empire under his rule, his Christian mother Helen went to Jerusalem, and found there the True Cross on which Jesus Christ had been crucified three centuries before.
This vintage audiobook is a Legacy Recording from our archives. It was recorded on older equipment to different standards, and it contains various imperfections.