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Corfu Celebrates Resurrection with Traditional Pot Smashing (video)

Thousands of locals and visitors commemorated the First Resurrection at noon on Holy Saturday with the traditional pot smashing ritual in Corfu's city center. According to...

The Timeless Easter Traditions of Greece

The Greek Orthodox Church is blessed with rich, colorful and symbolic Resurrection and Easter traditions, even more so than the Catholic Church, and Greeks...

Holy Saturday – The Last Holy Week Day

Holy Saturday is the last day of Holy Week and Lent. On Saturday, the chief priests and Pharisees asked Pontius Pilate to secure Jesus...

Holy Friday, a Day of Fasting and Mourning

Holy Friday is a day of fasting and absolute mourning. The Greek Orthodox Church reminds us about Jesus’ journey to the Cross and death,...

Epitaphios: Traditions of Holy Friday

Easter is one of the biggest religious celebrations of Christianity commemorating the death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ and the passage from death to...

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