Forty Days of Pascha: Christ is Risen!

Forty Days of Pascha: Christ is Risen!

Orthodox Christians greet each other saying “Christ is risen!” during the forty days after our Lord’s resurrection. This is in response to the forty days Christ continued to teach the Apostles until His Ascension. The Ch​u​rch is wonderful in the way She can ebb and flow with feasts and fasts....

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On Christ’s Resurrection

On Christ’s Resurrection

On Christ’s Resurrection When we celebrate the feast of Pascha, do we simply approach it as recollecting an event that happened 2000 years ago? Is it simply the Church’s version of celebrating an event, like we would celebrate a family birthday or anniversary? What is significant in celebrating the death...

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“Christ is Risen!” Chanted in Many Languages

“Christ is Risen!” Chanted in Many Languages

Christ is risen! Truly He is risen! Although there are many beautiful and popular hymns from Pascha, none is as well known as “Christ is risen,” which is chanted repeatedly and with great joy. “Christ is risen from the dead, by death trampling upon death, and to those in the...

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It is the Day of Resurrection! The Paschal Canon in Many Languages and Melodies

It is the Day of Resurrection! The Paschal Canon in Many Languages and Melodies

Christ is risen! Truly He is risen! Orthodox Christians are currently celebrating the most sacred and joyous feast of the year: Pascha. You can catch a glimpse of how beautiful and diverse the Orthodox celebration of this feast is in the video embedded above. It features a famous hymn from...

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