Great Lent, Holy Week, and Pascha in the Orthodox Church

Sunday of the Holy Cross

Sunday of Orthodoxy Icon in Procession
On the Third Sunday of Great and Holy Lent, the Orthodox Church commemorates the Precious and Life-Giving Cross of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Services include a special veneration of the Cross, which prepares the faithful for the commemoration of the Crucifixion during Holy Week. Learn More
Great Lent, Holy Week, & Pascha