Lazarus Saturday

St. John’s Gospel records the story of Christ’s raising Lazarus from the dead as the last action of Christ before His entry into Jerusalem. That setting has given rise to the feast of Lazarus Saturday in the Orthodox Church – a small Pascha before Holy Week.

Lazarus Saturday

Fr. Steven Ritter

Father Steven Ritter is the priest at St. James Orthodox Mission in Lawrenceville, Georgia, and host of The Life of the Church Today ​podcast on Ancient Faith Radio.