Supermodel Heidi Klum Celebrates Greek Easter
On Sunday, Heidi Klum shared her celebrations marking Easter in Greece, very much in the Greek style, on her Instagram account. The German American supermodel, television host, and businesswoman shared a video on social media where she can be seen...
Why Greeks Crack Red Eggs on Easter
Greeks have been cracking red eggs at Easter for centuries. The tradition, although it is also a fun game, is steeped in religious symbolism.
Greek Easter Traditions and Customs Across Greece
Greek Easter is full of ancient traditions and customs, followed faithfully throughout the millennia, making the feast a colorful one.
Greek Orthodox Easter: Everything You Need to Know
Greek Orthodox Easter, or Pascha, is the most important religious feast of the year, with customs and traditions that have been part of Christianity for two thousand years. The 40-day period of Lent before Easter (Πάσχα-Pascha), the solemnity of Holy...
Holy Thursday Commemorates Last Supper in the Greek Orthodox Church
Holy Thursday and the Last Supper is the culmination of the Divine Drama in the Greek Orthodox Church: The last day of Jesus Christ on earth
Holy Wednesday: Greek Orthodox Recall Christ’s Anointing with Myrrh
Observations of the Great and Holy Wednesday by Greek Orthodox Christians during the Great Lent and the different traditional practices.
Why Greeks Dye Eggs Red for Easter
Dying eggs red in anticipation of Greek Easter is a beloved tradition. Families across Greece dye their eggs red together on Holy Thursday.
Greek Easter Holy Week Liturgies
Greek Easter is the most revered time of the year for religious Greeks as they fast for 40 days, go to confession, and attend long liturgies
Celebrating Orthodox Palm Sunday in Greece
Palm Sunday marks the last Sunday before Easter, and signals the beginning of Holy Week, an important period of prayer and reflection.
The Dating of Greek Easter—Explained by A Mathematician
The Greek Orthodox use the calendar devised by Julius Caesar -- the Roman general turned dictator -- versus the calendar tweaked by the Pope.