In this video, we learn about the transition from Great Lent into Holy Week, with the twin celebrations of the raising of Lazarus, and of Christ’s entry into Jerusalem. These are the feast days of the Saturday of Lazarus and of Palm Sunday, and beginning with them, we 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 Orthodox worship. At the end of the presentation is a set of questions for exploration and discussion. It is designed to be used by an individual or family, as well as in a group setting such as a parish Bible study or adult church school class.