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Easter in Bulgaria

Easter is a fascinating part of Bulgarian culture. Consider the following: Bulgarians observe Easter according to the Julian calendar. This year Easter won’t becelebrated until Sunday April 15th – a week after it is celebrated by Protestants and Catholics. Whereas … Continue reading

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Service of Forgiveness

Today is the last Sunday before Lent, and on this day Orthodox clergy and laity kneel one by one and ask one another for forgiveness. This Service of Forgiveness is an important reminder of the emphasis that Jesus placed on … Continue reading

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