Pascha Recap from Orthodox Church in DC

Pascha Recap from Orthodox Church in DC

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Easter/Pascha was only a few weeks ago and for some, it may already be a distant memory.  But the Orthodox Church celebrates Pascha for forty days until Ascension, greeting one another with a joyous “Christ is Risen!” as well as singing the hymn “Christ is Risen!” in Liturgy.

Watch this beautiful two-minute review of Holy Pascha 2016 as celebrated in the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist in Washington, DC.

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Presvytera Vassi Makris Haros is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati's College of Design, Art, Architecture & Planning and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. She is the owner, designer and photographer of V’s Cardbox, a greeting card company featuring cards with an Orthodox voice. She is married to Fr. Athanasios C Haros, a priest in the Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Atlanta.

After posting several of her fasting dinners on Facebook, hoping to encourage her friends to keep the fast, she received enough requests for recipes that she has started a blog titled In Service and Love. She strongly feels that experiencing the Orthodox Faith through the church’s cyclical calendar of feasts and fasts is a gift that is too often overlooked.