Posts about Holy Week

Pemptousia Partnership

Recollections of Great Week on the Holy Mountain

K. Leontiev   The Great Week of the Passion arrives. And in honour of Christ, to the glory of God, human efforts become even more intense. The divine…

May 24, 2017
Orthodox News

Historic 15th Annual Washing of the Feet Service by Metropolitan Iakovos of Chicago

At the last supper our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ kneeled down and washed the dirty feet of each of his disciples. Imagine what your feet would look…

Apr 18, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

A brief journey through the events of Christ’s Crucifixion and Resurrection

Fr. Michael Kardamakis   All of the events of Holy Week represent an attempt by man, in his freedom to love, to share in the sacrificial love of God,…

Apr 14, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

“If this is how you see Christ, then Holy Week won’t mean a thing to you…”

Archimandrite Vassilios Papavassiliou   Holy Week is the heart of the Christian Orthodox Faith and the centre of the yearly cycle of Christian Feasts….

Apr 12, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

“In tears, the harlot…” – Hymns of Holy Wednesday

Archimandrite Pavlos chants hymns of Holy Wednesday. Source:     ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK  The Orthodox Christian…

Apr 12, 2017
The Sounding Blog

The Icon of Extreme Humility

On or around Holy Week last year, I stopped in our church office. A beautiful icon was on the table as I entered. In all my years, I did not remember ever…

Apr 10, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

Worship, LIVE Services of Holy and Great Week

In collaboration with the website, PEMPTOUSIA and OCN will provide live streaming on a daily basis of the Services of Holy and Great…

Apr 08, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

Entering in Holy Week

Protopresbyter Vasileios Kalliakmanis   a) Joseph the Fair leads the chorus of those celebrating God’s condescension in going to His voluntary passion,…

Apr 07, 2017
The Sounding Blog

Waiting and Being

It’s Holy Week, and my cat is dying. She is old, older than we had thought, and her kidneys are diseased. Other than alleviating her symptoms, there…

Apr 30, 2016
The Prayer Team

And God “Rested”

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.  The earth was without form and void, and darkness was upon the face of the deep; and the Spirit…

Apr 30, 2016