Sunday, April 27, 2008

Happy Eastern Rite / Orthodox Easter
















Blessed and Happy Easter to readers of the various Rites in communion with The See of Peter and to our Orthodox friends and to all others who keep the Feast of the Glorious Resurrection today.

4 comments:

PeterHWright said...

Christ is Risen.

Truly He is Risen !

gemoftheocean said...

Xpstos Bockrese!

Bo Uctuny Bockrese.

I thought there was some talk about a decade or so ago that the Orthodox and the Catholics were going to pull it together to all celebrate Easter on the same day. What's happening with that? Or did it fall through?

Sharon said...

Christos Anesti! Aleithos Anesti!

I think that it is only the Eastern Churches which celebrate Easter according to the Julian calendar. It is unlikely that Latin Rite Catholics and all Protestants would return to calculating Easter from the Julian calendar.

gemoftheocean said...

As I recall, most of the "give" was on the ORthodox side.