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Holy Monday

Holy Monday

Today is Holy Monday and for each of the first three days of Holy Week,…

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The Saturday of Lazarus

On the Saturday before Holy Week, the Orthodox Church commemorates a major feast of the year, the miracle of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ when he raised Lazarus from the dead after he had lain in the grave four days.

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Celebrate with Smoke and Sizzle! Today is Tsiknopempti

Immerse yourself in the sizzling sights and smoky aromas of Tsiknopempti (Smoky Thursday) in Greece! This joyous celebration, held before the start of Lent, is a feast for the senses with abundant grilled meats, lively music, and vibrant traditions. Explore the unique culinary customs and discover how Tsiknopempti brings communities together in celebration.

Great and Holy Saturday

Great and Holy Saturday

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.

Great and Holy Friday

Great and Holy Friday

On Great and Holy Friday the Orthodox Church commemorates the death of Christ on the Cross. “Today He who hung the earth upon the waters is hung upon the Cross.” (From the Fifteenth Antiphon of the Matins of Holy Friday)

The Saturday of Lazarus

The Saturday of Lazarus

On the Saturday before Holy Week, the Orthodox Church commemorates a major feast of the year, the miracle of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ when he raised Lazarus from the dead after he had lain in the grave four days.

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