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Friday, April 22, 2011
"Creeping to the Cross"
I have been reading Professor Eamon Duffy's massive work The Stripping of the Altars. The forerunner of our practice of reverencing the cross on Good Friday was called "Creeping to the Cross." Here's a good post on the Medieval English observance of Good Friday from the blog Supremacy and Survival.