Holy and Great Friday
The Burial of Our Lord on Holy and Great Friday - 04/22/2011The noble Joseph having taken your most pure body down from the cross, wrapped it in a clean shroud and anointed it with fragrant spices and laid it in a new tomb.
The Blessing of the Paschal Foods
The Blessing of the Pascha Baskets - 04/24/2011O Lord Jesus Christ, our God, look down upon these Paschal meats, and sanctify them as You sanctified the ram which the faithful Abraham brought unto You...
O Master, Lord our God, Author and Creator of all things: Bless these eggs, cheese, bread and other foods, and preserve us in your goodness... AMEN