Announcement From the Website of the Patiriarchal Parishes in the USA
During Bright Week, the website of the Patriarchal Parishes in the USA will be publishing photographs of the Divine Services during Holy Week and Pascha in our parishes across the United States.
It is requested that parishes send a maximum six photographs depicting the Divine Services (photographs of blessings of Paschal baskets are acceptable) during Holy Week and the celebration of the Bright Resurrection of Christ. Please attach and send photographs to email@example.com. Links to official photo galleries are also acceptable as well. The deadline for submitting photographs is the Second Sunday after Pascha, (St. Thomas Sunday) April 23rd.
All photographs must have the blessing of the parish rector before being submitted.
The editors sincerely wish all of our visitors a blessed and spiritually uplifting Holy Week and a joyous celebration of the Resurrection of Christ.
Photographs from the previous year may be accessed by clicking here.
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