Risen indeed!

The traditional Easter greeting and response is, in English, “Christ is risen!” and “He is risen indeed!” PeaceBang and I — as real, talking people — have been known to greet one another the same way in Greek and Slavonic.

Here’s your chance to get in on the fun, in a number of languages.

Easter (Paschal) Greeting in different languages

There are also some wonderful liturgical tidbits. If I were ever to “go Eastern Orthodox” it would be at Easter.

Which for them is very late this year, even as it is very early in the West.

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