Posts about Holy Week

Sacraments and Rituals

Holy Unction

Some people have told me that when they are in the hospital, they hate to see a priest enter a patient’s room because they regard his visit as a harbinger…

Sep 24, 2014
The Sounding

The Most Popular Orthodox Christian Video on YouTube

There are some 66,800 videos related to “Orthodox Christianity” on YouTube, but only one with over 1 million views. It’s a hauntingly…

Jun 25, 2014
Orthodox News

Pascha Encyclical of the Assembly of Bishops

This is the day of resurrection. Let us be illumined by the feast. Let us embrace each other. Let us call “brothers” even those that hate us,…

Apr 20, 2014
The Sounding

Receiving the Holy Fire Once Again

We have just celebrated the Miracle of the Holy Fire in Taybeh in a most magnificent way at the outskirts of our village at approximately 5:30 pm local…

Apr 19, 2014
The Sounding

Breaking News: Horses Cause Calendar Controversy

This Paschal season, there has been a calendar controversy that has been missed by most of the Orthodox world. This is shocking because controversy loves…

May 20, 2013
Orthodoxy Explained

Icons in Sound: St. Basil the Great

Holy Week presents us with powerful experiences, liturgically and musically. On “Icons in Sound,” Vlad Morosan explores some of the musical and hymnographic…

Apr 25, 2013

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