Below is a post I wrote one year ago, just before the start of Holy Week 2016. As we near the start of another Holy Week, I thought this would be the perfect message for today. I hope you enjoy it and I pray that you all have a fruitful and blessed week as we prepare to celebrate the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ.
If you’re not an Orthodox Christian, you probably read that title and thought “Hey Fr. Anthony, you’re a little late to the party. Easter was a month ago!”
That may be true for many, but for us Orthodox Christians, Easter is on May 1 this year. And that means that we are now preparing to enter the most holy and sacred week of the year…HOLY WEEK!
Today I want to share my thoughts on what this week means and how we should be approaching it. And oddly enough, my regular daily Bible reading just happened to take me to two passages which speak directly about this subject. The passages come from what I’ve always said is my “least favorite book in the Bible” – the book of Leviticus. Read More