Category: The Cross

Jesus’ Agony Over the Weight of Sin

In one of his columns, Fr Ron Rolheiser OMI mentions the reason for Jesus’ agony in the garden. He says that it was not easy for Jesus to link with a divine source outside himself in prayer. He then concludes that this was the reason for his agony in the Garden of Gethsemane.

Erasing the Cross

The secularisation of the West is gathering at a relentless pace. As we report this week, some 53% of people in Britain, especially the young, say that they have no religious affiliation.

Analysing the Cross

From Dominic Sam, Port Elizabeth- I wish to add to the excellent article by Fr Ralph de Hahn, “The Cross and the Crucifix” (September 7). The problem of pain has a symbol and the...