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 [Arabic Version]

The Resurrection in the Orthodox ecclesiastical understanding is the removal of sins complete atonement, complete righteousness and complete sanctification. Someone must become the sacrifice of righteousness. Who can be but the Son of God?

At each and every Divine Liturgy, we partake of Christ’s broken body and shed blood. Thus, Christ is the New Sin Offering – the spotless Sacrificial Bull without blemish or imperfection and the Sacrifice of Righteousness. As St. Peter’s first Catholic Epistle states, “He Himself bore our sins in His Body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By His wounds you have been healed” (1 Peter 2: 24). Similarly, St. Paul states that Jesus “became for us wisdom from God – and righteousness and sanctification and redemption…” (1 Corinthians 1: 30).

On this feast day we, like Simeon, also glorify God for we see our salvation in the One who is to be crucified. Today, we anticipate His impending sacrifice as He visits the temple in the arms of His mother. Today, we see the Light and we behold His glory in the bread and wine of the Eucharist and, with thanksgiving, we shall partake of the fiery coal of His broken Body and His shed Blood unto the cleansing of our souls, and for the hope of the resurrection to life eternal as promised to every righteous spirit made perfect in faith.

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The Twelve Great Feasts of the Church

The Church year begins on September the 1st and the ecclesiastical year  is marked by many Feasts.
The greatest of all of these is "The Feast of the Resurrection of Christ" more usually called Pascha or Easter.
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The Feast of the Resurrection of Christ
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