Sunday of the Samaritan Woman

The fifth Sunday of Holy Pascha is observed by the Orthodox Church as the Sunday of the Samaritan Woman. The day commemorates the encounter of Christ with the Samaritan woman at Jacob’s well. The biblical story of this event and the dialog between Christ and the woman is found in the Gospel of Saint John 4:5-42.

Priest Barnabas Powell

The Rev. Barnabas Powell also is a freelance writer who began his career at The Chieftain while pastor of Pueblo's St. Michael's Orthodox Church. He now lives in Washington state, and may be reached at barnabaspowell@yahoo.com.