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The Passover (Easter) Thread: On the resurrection of Jesus

Loutzenhiser's picture

Put your thoughts, memories and stories of Passover here. For the secular/pagan discussion of Easter please use the Easter Bunny thread.

dmlq48's picture


Michael, thank you for doing that, I found it very interesting. I've often wanted to do that for the Eastern Orthodox Liturgy (which would be the same as your Byzantine Catholic liturgies), but haven't had the time to do so. Though these liturgies may differ in places (different expressions of the same faith), they draw from the same roots and have the same foundation.

I would argue that Eucharist isn't a Passover meal though. Instead it's a New Covenant instituted by Christ and passed down by the apostles in the Eucharistic Liturgy. However, I see Robert has already chastised us above for getting off topic, so I'll stop there ;)


"Have mercy on us, O Lord, have mercy on us; for laying aside all excuse, we sinners offer to Thee, as to our Master, this supplication: Have mercy on us."


"Blessed art You O Christ Our God
You have revealed the fishermen as most wise
By sending down upon them the Holy Spirit
Through them You drew the world into Your net
O Lover of Man, Glory to You!" -Pentecost Troparion