At the cemetery the priest usually performs the Parastas (Panikhida) - a liturgical observance in honor of the departed which is served in the Eastern Orthodox Church.
What does EO stand for?
EO stands for Eastern Orthodox (religious denomination)
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16 BP172 Many consider Eastern Orthodox Christianity to be a bridge between Western Christianity and Islam, says Sharp (Virginia Commonwealth U.
Rod Dreher provides an excellent introduction to Eastern Orthodox Christianity ("Eastern Right," June 2012).
Benoit) Fontaine, 102, died on May 4, 2011 at Holy Trinity Eastern Orthodox Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Worcester.
TORONTO * One of Canada's top Eastern Orthodox hierarchs has resigned his duties and been granted a leave of absence following allegations by police of "misconduct" going back 30 years.
Metropolitan Paisios of Leros, Kalymnos and Astypalaia, in the Dodecanese islands, Greece, the meeting brought together 25 participants from nearly all Eastern Orthodox and Oriental Orthodox churches, hierarchs, priests, members of monastic communities, university professors, lay persons and WCC staff.
After 88 years, the tears of the Virgin Mary have stopped flowing," the head of the Eastern Orthodox Church, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew, said during the service.
These writings, while not typically revered by Jewish traditions, have had a major impact on Eastern Orthodox Christianity.