Greek Orthodox Easter: Food and Traditions


Easter is the most sacred observance in the Greek Orthodox faith. Preparations and customs remain some of the most traditional in modern Greek life.

Preparations for Easter come to a climax toward the end of Holy Week, between Palm Sunday and Easter. While there are many local customs associated with Easter, there are several observed by all. Συνέχεια

Η Αγία και Μεγάλη Παρασκευή



«Τὴ Αγία καὶ Μεγάλη Παρασκευή, τὰ ἅγια καὶ σωτήρια καὶ φρικτὰ Πάθη τοῦ Κυρίου καὶ Θεοῦ καὶ Σωτῆρος ἡμῶν Ἰησοῦ Χριστοῦ ἐπιτελοῦμεν, τοὺς ἐμπτυσμούς, τὰ ῥαπίσματα, τὰ κολαφίσματα, τὰς ὕβρεις, τοὺς γέλωτας, τὴν πορφυρᾶν χλαίναν, τὸν κάλαμον, τὸν σπόγγον, τὸ ὄξος, τοὺς ἤλους, τὴν λόγχην, καὶ πρὸ πάντων, τὸν σταυρόν, καὶ τὸν θάνατον, ἃ δι’ ἡμᾶς ἑκὼν κατεδέξατο, ἔτι δὲ καὶ τὴν τοῦ εὐγνώμονος Ληστοῦ, τοῦ συσταυρωθέντος αὐτῷ, σωτήριον ἐν τῷ Σταυρῶ ὁμολογίαν».

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