The right word can make the meaning of something clear, and the wrong word can obscure or even hide its real meaning. The right word for the celebration of the resurrection of Christ is the Greek word "Pascha" which means "Passover" in English. It opens up the rich and necessary association of Christ as the "Pashal Lamb" with the paschal lamb of Exodus and the flight of the … [Read more...] about It’s Pascha, Not Easter!
When we saw this chart at Byzantine, TX we couldn’t resist sharing it with our readers, many of whom will have seen it already. Thanks are especially due to Fr Jonathan Bannon, who assembled this very helpful guide to observing (and preparing for) Lent and Holy Week. … [Read more...] about Our Journey to Pascha! A Quick and Easy Guide to Lent and Holy Week