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As much as the Orthodox faith is singular in doctrine and essence, it is at the same time beautifully diverse with many different cultural expressions brought to the festal table. Here we explore the similarities and differences of Paschal traditions among the Slavic and Greek cultures. 
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On June 30/July 13, we observe the feast day of the Holy Apostles—the men selected by Christ to be his...

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On January 6 NS/19 OS, we celebrate the Lord’s baptism in the Jordan with the feast of Theophany or Epiphany. Read on for resources and ideas for observing Theophany in your little church!

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August 15 NS / 27 OS marks the last great feast of the church year—The Dormition (Falling Asleep) of the Theotokos. Here are some resources to help you honor the Theotokos in your little church.
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The first of August on the New Calendar begins the two-week Dormition Fast, when we prepare to celebrate the Falling Asleep of the Most Holy Theotokos. During this month we also celebrate three different Feasts of the Savior: The Transfiguration of Our Lord (6 NS/19 OS), along with the lesser feasts of The Procession of the Cross (1 NS/14 OS) and the Translation of the Image "Not Made by Hands" (16 NS/29 OS). Below are some great resources to help you have a profitable fast and prepare to celebrate these feasts with your family.

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Fifty days after Pascha and ten days after the feast of Ascension, we celebrate the feast of Holy Pentecost. The disciples gathered in Jerusalem, awaiting the coming of the Holy Spirit, who descended on them as flames of fire, thus beginning the work of the Christian Church. We have gathered some resources to help you prepare to celebrate the feast of Holy Pentecost with your family.
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On this day we celebrate the return of Christ to heaven to assume His place at the right hand of the Father, and look forward to the descent of the Holy Spirit on Pentecost. Read on for ways to observe this joyous feast with your family!
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