Orthodox Christians in Greece, Russia, Bulgaria, Ukraine, and other countries around the world will be celebrating Easter (Pascha) on Sunday, May 1.  Attending church services, decorating eggs, playing games and eating traditional foods are typical parts of the celebration. Decorated eggs are an important part of the Orthodox Easter tradition. In Greece, the hard-boiled eggs are dyed a […]

  Today is “Clean Monday,” the start of Lent for Orthodox Christians around the world.  Pascha, Orthodox Easter, is celebrated on May 1. As an American married to a Greek, I have been celebrating Pascha for many years.  We raised our children to learn about both of our Easter traditions – from the Easter Bunny […]

This past weekend my husband, daughter and I attended the annual Greek Festival in Denver.  My husband was born and raised in Greece and this is a fun, local way for all of us to connect with his culture.  This year marked the 50th Anniversary of the event which brings people together to enjoy Greek art, […]