Today is the Feast of the Ascension of our Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ,…
The Easter pot-smashing tradition in Corfu symbolises the creation of an ‘earthquake’ like what occurred following the first Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Despite restrictions, thousands gathered to watch the festivities this year.
It has become a tradition at Neos Kosmos neighbourhood for the streets to appear as though a war has started as soon as the priest says “Xristos Anesti.”
This feast of feasts is the most significant day in the life of the Church. It is a celebration of the defeat of death, as neither death itself nor the power of the grave could hold our Saviour captive.
On Great and Holy Saturday the Orthodox Church commemorates the burial of Christ and His descent into Hades. It is the day between the Crucifixion of our Lord and His glorious Resurrection.