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Orthodox Easter

Easter on My Island

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 04.25.2016 | Religion
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

Although the sun has come out in Montreal, warm and shining, and the skies carry the hope of the onset of spring, during these days of the upcoming Gr...

Getting Friendly With Greek Orthodoxy

Rick Steves | Posted 06.14.2015 | Travel
Rick Steves

Our Easter special for public television is in the can. We finished shooting on Eastern Orthodox Easter -- which was this past Sunday -- in Nafplio, Greece. A fun part of my work is to give another culture meaning so it becomes less foreign to an American visitor.

Easter-- A Celebration Of The Resurrection Of Jesus Christ

Posted 04.03.2015 | Religion

Easter Sunday is on April 5, 2015. The Orthodox Church observes the holiday on April 12, 2015. Easter, also known as Resurrection Sunday, celebrat...

5 Things You Didn't Know About Easter

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 04.01.2015 | Religion

For Christians, Easter is a celebration of the resurrection of Jesus Christ -- and arguably the most important date on the religious calendar. Easter ...

Easter-- A Celebration Of The Resurrection Of Jesus Christ

Posted 04.19.2014 | Religion

Easter Sunday is on April 20, 2014 with the Orthodox Church holding it on April 20, 2014 as well. Easter, also known as Resurrection Sunday, celeb...

Living the Orthodox Holy Week

Evagelos Sotiropoulos | Posted 06.14.2014 | Religion
Evagelos Sotiropoulos

Let us not allow our relationship with Christ and the Church to be a transactional one. Let us do what the Gospel directs us to.

See No Evil: Easter, Facebook, and Where the Bodies Are Buried

Eleni Gage | Posted 07.07.2013 | Parents
Eleni Gage

I don't know how long I'll be able to oversee Amalia's use of media. But this weekend brought me a flicker of hope that Amalia may be able to fill her life with enough hope, faith, and love, that, even when she's confronted with an image of evil, she'll know there's light in the darkness.

WATCH: Orthodox Christians Celebrate Easter With 'Holy Fire' In Church

Posted 05.05.2013 | Religion

In this stunning video, Orthodox Christians welcome the Holy Fire, a miracle that Orthodox Christians believe occurs every year on the evening before ...

Orthodox Easter Resurrection: The Gift Of Liberation And Call To Compassion

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew | Posted 07.04.2013 | Religion
Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

The Resurrection challenges us to reflect on where we most deeply experience hostility and disunity. Images of this reality abound: Within the space of only a few weeks, in America alone, we have painfully witnessed the loss of children to gun violence, the loss of life to religious radicalism and the loss of residents to a plant explosion.

Living The Orthodox Resurrection Service

Evagelos Sotiropoulos | Posted 07.01.2013 | Religion
Evagelos Sotiropoulos

Orthodox Christians will draw together Saturday evening across the country and indeed around the world to celebrate Pascha, the victory of life over death and the Feast of Feasts.