Greek Easter

Kaló Páscha ...Happy Greek Easter!

As a young lad growing up in a Greek family, the celebration of Easter was an important event. However, I often wondered why followers of the Eastern (Greek) Orthodox faith celebrated Easter at a different time than the rest of the Christian world. (For more, check out Greek Americans by David Phillips.) I was simply told that we followed a different calendar. I eventually learned that we followed a modified Julian calendar, while the Western world used the Gregorian calendar. I enjoyed the day of