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Today is Holy Paskha – Christ is Risen!

Χριστός ἀνέστη! Хрїстóсъ воскрéсе! المسيح قام! حقا قام!‎   11th century fresco of the Resurrection, Chora Church, Constantinople Today is by far the biggest and most joyful day of the year for Orthodox Christians.  This is also the day when Christians greet everybody, regardless of their faith or lack thereof with the words “Christ is Risen!”.  The ancient tradition has many meanings, but one of them is the fact that


Christ is risen! Χριστός ἀνέστη! !המשיח קם !لمسيح قام Христос Воскресе! Le Christ est ressuscité! Christus is opgestaan! Christus ist auferstanden! ¡Cristo ha resucitado! Cristo ressuscitou! Christus resurrexit! Kristo leviĝis!     The Catechetical Sermon of St. John Chrysostom is read during Matins of Pascha.   If any man be devout and love God, let him enjoy this fair and radiant triumphal feast. If any man be a wise servant,