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, In Service and Love. a greeting card company featuring cards with an Orthodox voice. 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.
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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