Posts Tagged “Orthodox Easter”

An (Orthodox) Easter blessing to all

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An (Orthodox) Easter blessing to all

An (Orthodox) Easter blessing to all Egg fighting, coloring eggs and the commercial benefits of being Orthodox at Easter. A look at one of my favorite holidays By Ray Hanania I always wondered, why would anyone use the fat side of an egg in shackling? You know, the Easter celebration of “egg fights.” It’s only…

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Easter behind the wall 04-18-09

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Celebrating Miracle of Holy Fire Behind the Wall Maria C. Khoury — (Taybeh, Occupied Palestine) It was an amazing and extraordinary day in Ramallah and then in Taybeh receiving the Holy Fire following the miracle at Christ’s Holy Life-Giving Tomb in Jerusalem on this Great and Holy Saturday afternoon. I decided not to argue with…

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Holy Week Miracle 04-16-09 Maria Khoury

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Waiting for the Miracle Maria C. Khoury — Every year during Holy Saturday, for many centuries, there is a most magnificent miracle that continues to take place in Jerusalem since the time we were allowed as Christians to celebrate ceremonies in public. Pilgrims from all over the world gather in Jerusalem to witness the greatest of…

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