Daily Archives: April 2, 2018


Palm Blessing

Palm Sunday Vespers and Blessing of Palms and Pussy Willows. Troparion for Palm Sunday  By raising Lazarus from the dead before Your Passion, You confirmed the universal resurrection, O Christ God. Like the children with the palms of victory, we cry out to You, O Vanquisher of Death: “Hosanna in the highest!  Blessed is He that […]


Preparing for . . .

St. Matthew’s is very busy with preparations for Palm Sunday Holy Week, and Holy Pascha! These ladies know how to dye eggs RED. Then there are all those candles needing cups to catch any wax!  The mixing of dough for the best Greek Pascha Bread! And, folding, and folding, and folding lots of palms into tidy crosses!