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Orthodox Christmas/Feast of the Nativity

January 7, 2013 – January 8, 2013 all-day

The Eastern Orthodox Churches do not call this day “Christmas.” It is the Feast of the Nativity. These national churches are found in Russia, Georgia, Ukraine, Macedonia, Montenegro, Ethiopia, Serbia, and the Greek Patriarchate of Jerusalem. Worshippers fast for several weeks prior, attend church services with special liturgy, and then have family feasts. For our previous Blog on the Ethiopian church, please click on http://bit.ly/RLAaLO. For the Egyptian church, click on: http://bit.ly/VZuXip . To experience a Russian Orthodox service, during this holy period, there’s the Holy Trinity Russian Orthodox Church at 23 Henry Street near College and University. Click on: http://holytrinity.ws/en/.


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