March 6 — Uncovering of the True Cross by the Empress Helen; Colette

Empress Helen (ca. 248–330) was the mother of Constantine the Great (May 21). Today we celebrate her finding or Uncovering of the True Cross. In 326, the emperor sent his mother with a blank check to Jerusalem to tear down pagan temples (she had amazing grip strength) and build churches and such. Quickly bored with… Continue reading March 6 — Uncovering of the True Cross by the Empress Helen; Colette