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1: Pascha

Paschal Encyclical 2016: Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia

Christ's Descent into Hades - Icon of the Resurrection

STYLIANOS By the grace of God Archbishop of Australia To all the Clergy and devout faithful of our Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Brother Concelebrants and Beloved Children in the Lord, Christ is Risen! Having crossed the sea of Holy and Great Lent once again this year, we are all invited, as illumined children of the Church, to receive Christ from the ... Read More »

Sunday of Holy Pascha

  A little before midnight on the Blessed Sabbath the Nocturne service is chanted. The celebrant goes to the tomb and removes the winding-sheet. He carries it through the royal doors and places it on the altar table where it remains for forty days until the day of Ascension. At midnight the Paschal procession begins. The people leave the church building singing: ... Read More »