WHY THE POLISH CHURCH RETURNED TO THE JULIAN CALENDAR

Fr. Mark Lavreschuk

Pravoslavie.ru - September 2016 On this second day of the Church New Year according to the Julian Calendar we are talking with Polish priest-theologian and dean of the Department of Orthodox Theology of the Bialystok University Fr. Mark Lavreschuk about why the Polish Church made theunprecedented decision to return to the Julian Calendar, whether there were any ...

Estonian Orthodox Church Marks Christmas as Holiday Celebrations Wind Down

7/1/13 Tallinn's Alexander Nevsky Cathedral held its first-ever nighttime service on Christmas Eve, celebrated on January 6 in accordance with the Julian Calendar. Meanwhile, Tallinners honoring the Western calendar marked the end of winter celebrations with the revival of a medieval ritual - the burning of the Black Heads Guild's Christmas tree. In previous years, Russian tourists have ...