Great Lent and Holy Week are two separate fasts, and two separate celebrations. Great Lent ends on Friday of the fifth week (the day before Lazarus Saturday). Holy Week begins immediately thereafter. Let's explore the meaning of each of the solemn days of Passion Week.
Profound Disruption: Holy Week & Pascha
April 22, 2016 by Elissa Bjeletich
Holy Week is a Big Deal.
Note: This is a homily delivered by Father Theophan Whitfield, of Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church in Salem Massachusetts, on the Sunday of Saint Mary of Egypt.