Holy Week Day by Day: Good Friday
As the priest reads the Gospel, and taking the body, Joseph wrapped it in a white cloth," he removes the Body of Christ from the Cross, wraps It in a white cloth and takes It to the altar. The ...
Easter recipes: Kulich Paskha
During the great Easter fast of Greek Orthodox church it is forbidden to eat meat, eggs, butter or other dairy products. On Easter Sunday when the fast has ended, it is again allowed to eat these ...
Holy week Day by Day. Holy Thursday: The Last Supper
Two events shape the Liturgy of Great and Holy Thursday: the Last Supper of Christ with His disciples, and the betrayal of Judas. The meaning of both lies in love
Holy Week Day by Day: Holy Wednesday
Holy and Great Wednesday, as set by the Fathers of the Church, commemorates the woman who was a harlot, but who anointed the Lord with myrrh before his Passion
Holy Week Day by Day: Holy Tuesday
ON TUESDAY OF HOLY WEEK we commemorate the parable of the Ten Virgins, Matt. 25:1-13. Ethical preparation and wakefulness are the foundations of vivid faith. The parable of the Ten Virgins is ...
Holy week day by day. Approach to Holy Week
Holy Week in the Orthodox Church institutes the sanctity of the whole calendar year of the Church. Its center of commemorations and inspiration is Easter wherein the glorified Resurrection of Jesus ...
Holy week day by day: Holy Monday
Monday of Holy Week commemorates the blessed and noble Joseph and the fig tree which was cursed and withered by the Lord
In preparation for Holy Week….Saturday Morning of St. Lazarus
ON THIS DAY THE RISING from the dead of St. Lazarus, the righteous friend of Christ, is celebrated. Holy Week begins with the phrase: "Six days before the Passover, Jesus came to Bethany" ...
“Blessed is He That Cometh in the Name of the Lord….”
PALM SUNDAY CELEBRATES the glorious and brilliant feast of the Entrance of Jesus into Jerusalem. Zechariah had prophesied the entrance of the Messiah into Jerusalem, saying: "Rejoice greatly ...
Holy week in the Eastern Orthodox Church institutes the sanctity of the whole calendar year of the Church. Its center of commemorations and inspiration is Easter wherein the glorified Resurrection of ...
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Epistle of the Council of Bishops of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia
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