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Orthodox 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.

PHOTOS: Ancient Easter Fire Ritual At Christianity's Holiest Site

AP | ALON BERNSTEIN | Posted 06.14.2012 | Religion

JERUSALEM — Thousands of Christians lit candles and torches from a flame that emerged from the tomb of Jesus in a Jerusalem church Saturday as t...

Thousands Crowd Church To See Unexplained Change

AP | Posted 04.09.2012 | Religion

SKOPJE, Macedonia -- Thousands of Orthodox Christian worshippers from across Macedonia are lining up to visit a church where a cleric says frescoes of...