Tagged: Orthodoxy

Greek Orthodox Easter

Here Are The Most Basic Greek Orthodox Easter Differences

  This past Sunday, most Christian denominations celebrated Easter, the commemoration of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Protestant and Roman Catholics, who makeup the majority of Christians worldwide, follow the Gregorian calendar method. Growing up, Greek Orthodox Easter diferrences meant bemused looks from my peers who didn’t understand why my...

greek independence day

A Proud Greek on Greek Independence Day

  “There are two types of people: Greeks, and everyone who wishes they were Greek.” On March 25th, Greeks around the world honorED their heritage by rejoicing in Greece’s independence after 400 years of Turkish Ottoman rule. The Hellenic spirit has continued to endure long after March 25, 1821 — 194...