Sermon – The Great Vigil of Easter

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Orthodox icon depicting Christ's descent into hell
“Christ’s Descent into Hades,” or “The Harrowing of Hell.” (Also known as “Anastasis” or the “Resurrection Icon.”)
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Listen to the sermon preached by the Rev. Posey Krakowsky during the Great Vigil of Easter, April 3, 2021.

      Sermon - The Great Vigil of Easter 2021 - The Rev. Posey Krakowsky


You can read the scriptures for this service here.


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