crossbearer

crossbearer

(ˈkrɒsˌbɛərə)
n
(Christian Churches, other) a person who carries or wears a cross
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But perhaps its most influential son was Robert ap Rhys, who became Cardinal Wolsey's personal chaplain and crossbearer and as such would have come into contact with the Cardinal's private secretary, Thomas Cromwell.
Eszterhas became a highly successful Hollywood screenwriter and the author of several books, including "Hollywood Animal" and "Crossbearer: A Memoir of Faith." Both live in Northeast Ohio.
But perhaps most ironic is that Eszterhas directly responded to Mel Gibson and The Passion in his 2008 memoir Crossbearer. At a church screening of the film, Eszterhas, a devout Christian, was told by a theologian present that the film "seemed to him to be an adaptation of a book called The Dolorous Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ by an eighteenth-nineteenth-century nun named Catherine Emmerich.
That is the move that Joe Eszterhas reports making in Crossbearer: A Memoir of Faith.
At many parishes, when babies are to be baptized during the Sunday liturgy, the parents, child, and godparents are part of the entrance procession, joining the presider, servers, crossbearer, and so forth.
She was a crossbearer and adherent to the Grail Message, In the Light of Truth.
Consider this prose in Carroll's review of Crossbearer: A Memoir of Faith, by Hollywood screenwriter Joe Eszterhas: "To the religious person, the sting of death suggests its own healing by pointing beyond to One experienced as the promise of life itself.
Crossbearers: Towards a Black Christology (Kampen: JH Kok, 1983);
Members of a Huddersfield school of Irish dancing had raised PS150 for the Crossbearers, an organisation |which helps young children in difficulty.
Gibson, despite the various prevarications made by obliging publicists in the cold, sober light of day, has for a long time been about as public an anti-Semite as it's possible to be in this day and age without actually gunning down children on their way to Hebrew school, something Eszterhaswho famously cut off all contact with his father upon learning, at age 45, that the older man had been an author of Nazi propaganda in Hungary during the warhas addressed before, writing in his 2008 memoir Crossbearers: A Memoir of Faith that Gibson "shared the mindset of Hitler."
He calls the volunteers in the struggle against the communists in World War II the crossbearers. The youth born in America will read in this book about their heritage and about the suffering of a brave and proud people.