Elissa encourages parents and Sunday school teachers to stress the importance of Pascha by sharing in its fullness the story that leads up to Christ's Resurrection.
Holy Week: Entering into Grief
Our culture shies away from death, but every year, as we Orthodox participate in Holy Week and Pascha, we recalibrate our relationship with death. We face death squarely, and we…
The Light of Pascha
Elissa reminds us that we are temples of God, meant to light up and become a lamp for the world.
Speaking the Truth:
Great and Holy Week - Part 1
The week before Pascha begins with the Bridegroom Matins. Christ is the Bridegroom and we are the Bride, joined in perfect unity through His crucifixion.