Twin Celebrations: Saturday of Lazarus & Palm Sunday
As we draw near to Holy Week, we first remember the raising of Lazarus this
Saturday followed by Christ’s triumphant entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday.
Watch this video to learn more about these twin celebrations and how through
them we begin to follow Christ to His crucifixion and resurrection. This video is
part of a series named “Exploring the Feasts of the Church” by the Department of
Religious Education of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America which
explores the major feasts of Christ and the Theotokos as well as the meaning and
purpose of Christian worship in the context of the Church’s annual liturgical
cycle. Rich with enlightening interviews, music, festal hymns, icons, and beautiful
visuals, this program is sure to inspire and provoke thoughtful exploration of
If you’d like to learn more about each feast, check out these two podcasts from
Ancient Faith Radio.
The Saturday of Lazarus – podcast on AFR by Fr. Thomas Hopko.
Entry into Jerusalem – podcast on AFR by Fr. Thomas Hopko.