Easter 2019

Paşte fericit! Happy Easter! Sunday April 30th was Easter Sunday for Orthodox Christians. For the weeks follwoiung this, I greeted people in my village with Hristos a înviat! (Christ has risen,) or responded with Adevărat a înviat! (He truly has risen). My host mother and I went to church around 3 am Sunday morning and … More Easter 2019

Orthodox Easter

Happy Easter! Paște fericit! April 8th was Easter Sunday for the Eastern Orthodox church. For many here, it is a more important holiday than Christmas and families travel back to their home villages for Easter Sunday and/or for Memorial Easter. We went to the church around 3am (other people had been there since midnight) and … More Orthodox Easter