Holy Friday: Peter’s Path

A little later the bystanders came up and said to Peter, ‘You are certainly one of them too! Why your accent gives your away.’ Then he started cursing and swearing, “I do not know the man.’ And at once the cock crowed and Peter remembered what Jesus had said, ‘Before the cock crows you wouldContinue reading “Holy Friday: Peter’s Path”

CHRIST IS RISEN! … (now what?)

This Sunday, Western oriented Christians will celebrate the resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. We Orthodox Christians will worship and feast on Pascha the following weekend this year. I think everyone looks forward to Easter Egg Hunts, outdoor cooking, non-COVID restricted gatherings with family and friends. This holiday isn’t as commercially popular asContinue reading “CHRIST IS RISEN! … (now what?)”

A Day in the Orthodox Life: Pascha (Easter)

CHRIST IS RISEN! TRULY HE IS RISEN! It’s Sunday, May 2nd 2021 and I am winding down from the greatest and oldest Christian feast day. Pascha is the celebration of Jesus Christ rising from the grave having total victory over death and sin. As I said before in a previous article, the Orthodox Church calculatesContinue reading “A Day in the Orthodox Life: Pascha (Easter)”