Easter Preparations

Eastern Orthodox Christians the world over celebrate the Resurrection of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ this coming Sunday, April 12.  After a Lenten period of reflection, self denial and prayer, we all look forward to the Feast that is Easter (Pascha).   Today, I spent the day preparing the Easter Eggs, always dyed red to signify the blood that Christ shed for our sins.    During our Easter celebration we will crack them together while announcing “Xristos Anesti”and “Alithos Anesti”.  Literally,, Christ is Risen, Truly He is Risen.  We crack them to signify Christ’s breaking forth from the tomb. … Continue reading Easter Preparations