What is the purpose of Easter? Is it that time of year when we go to church and then visit with family for a big Baked Ham dinner? Is it about coloring eggs, Easter bunnies and pretty hats? None of that is wrong, unless we stop there. Let's see what else Easter has to offer!
Easter is a very special time in the Greek Orthodox Church.
-----They fast and pray 40 days before Easter
-----Special service on Easter Eve
-----Greet each other with the words "Christ is risen"
-----The response is "Truly. he is risen"
-----Just before midnight, the lights are