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Rita Wilson: "Why Easter is Greek to Me” 1

Rita Wilson: “Why Easter is Greek to Me”

Every Orthodox Easter, I post this essay I wrote about services at my Greek Orthodox Church. As we enter into Holy Week, I am thinking of all the people this virus has…

Tips on making bright and shiny Kokkina Paschalina Avga 3

Tips on making bright and shiny Kokkina Paschalina Avga

  Red eggs are perhaps the brightest symbol of Greek Easter, representing the blood of Christ and rebirth. Kokkina Paschalina Avga are traditionally dyed on Holy Thursday.  Here is a simple method…

Why Easter is Greek to Me: Xristos Anesti! 9

Why Easter is Greek to Me: Xristos Anesti!

We don’t do bunnies. We don’t do chocolate. We don’t do pastels. Those are just some of the things that non-Greeks may not know about Greek Easter. by Rita Wilson Once every…