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The Fact of the Cross

  • Holy Cross Catholic Church 1621 University Ave NE Minneapolis (map)

The Second Annual “A Church that Moves the World” Conference

The Fact of the Cross
St. Helena & the Claim of Christ’s Victory

Sunday, May 5th | Holy Cross Catholic Church | NE Minneapolis

Above all the babble of her age and ours, she makes one blunt assertion. And there alone lies Hope.
— Helena by Evelyn Waugh

Featuring world-renowned art historian,

Elizabeth Lev

A Portrait of a Heroine: St. Helena in Sacred Art

2 pm - Opening Presentation

Fr. Cyril Farmer, Knowing Our History: The Empress Helen and a Hill in Jerusalem

Fr. Byron Hagan, Leaving Home for Lands Unknown: Evelyn Waugh’s Helena

3:30 pm - Social Hour

Featuring Birra Nursia, brewed by the Benedictine Monks of Norcia

4:30 pm - Feature Presentation

Elizabeth Lev, A Portrait of a Heroine: St. Helena in Sacred Art

5:15 pm - Procession & Vespers

A Solemn Outdoor Procession of the Relic of the True Cross, incorporating Chant from the Byzantine and Roman Traditions, and culminating with Sung Vespers. Confession and Mass to follow.

download the flyer here.

Earlier Event: May 5
First Communion
Later Event: May 6
Men's Night Cancelled