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Archpastoral Message

Archpastoral message of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros to the Faithful of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America

Great Lent, Holy Week, and Pascha Articles

The Vesperal Divine Liturgy once marked the beginning of the Paschal vigil. It however is currently celebrated on Great Saturday morning. This Liturgy ends and then picks up again around 11 o'clock pm with the Pannychis. It still remains Paschal in character and content.