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July 27, 2001
Great Lent
Great Lent
By Linda DeLaine

The Great Lent is the time of preparation for the feast of the Resurrection of Christ (Pascha, Easter). This is the time when, for forty days, the Church is involved in repentance, fasting, prayer and almsgiving.

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Tags: orthodox, lent, fast pasch
April 23, 2001
Kulich - Sweetbread Recipe
Kulich - Sweetbread Recipe
By Linda DeLaine

A sweetbread that is a Pascha (Easter) tradition.

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Tags: cuisine, kulich, sweetbread, pascha
March 8, 2001
Celebrating Women
Celebrating Women
By Linda DeLaine

International Womens' Day; Russia honors the role of all women in Russian culture.

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Tags: russia, women, international
January 23, 2001
Russian Pascha
Russian Pascha
By Linda DeLaine

Easter is the most important celebration of the Russian Orthodox Church. Find out what constitutes a traditional Pascha meal and read the Patriarch's message.

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Tags: russia, pascha, easter
December 10, 2000
Readings for Feast Day of St. Nicholas
Readings for Feast Day of St. Nicholas
By Linda DeLaine

Scriptures and prayers for the Orthodox Feast Day of St. Nicholas of Myra.

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Tags: st. nicholas, readings, church, christmas