Easter on May 5? Orthodox Christians celebrate in accordance to Julian calendar

By Jill Clair Gentry / Baldwin People editorpeople@gulfcoastnewspapers.com 1/5/13 Most Christians around the world celebrated Easter March 31 this year, but Orthodox Christians will celebrate the resurrection of Christ May 5. Orthodox Easter traditions also differ from other branches of the church, and Father Paul Mayernick of St. Athanasios Orthodox Mission Church in Gulf Shores explains the ...