People Getting Ready for Easter

People Getting Ready for Easter

Blogger Marina Lystseva aka fotografersha has made a trip from Yaroslavl to Rybinsk, Russia, to witness people’s preparations for the religious holiday of Easter. Some of her photos are presented inside the post.

People Getting Ready for Easter

People are buying Easter cakes, eggs for a subsequent consecration and for the first meal after the fast.

People Getting Ready for Easter

Choosing Easter cakes.

People Getting Ready for Easter

People Getting Ready for Easter

People Getting Ready for Easter

People come to a church on those days.

People Getting Ready for Easter

Communion now, sacred procession by midnight.

People Getting Ready for Easter

Easter souvenirs in the church.

People Getting Ready for Easter

Perhaps it’s the first communion for the boy.

People Getting Ready for Easter

People are waiting for their treats to be consecrated by the priest.

People Getting Ready for Easter

Tables with treats are standing right at the church.

People Getting Ready for Easter

They greet each other with the words: “Crist has risen! Indeed He has risen!” and kiss each other thrice.

People Getting Ready for Easter

The traditional color of an Easter egg is red – the color of life and victory.

People Getting Ready for Easter

People Getting Ready for Easter

People Getting Ready for Easter

Consecration.

People Getting Ready for Easter

Happy Easter, everyone!

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3 thoughts on “People Getting Ready for Easter”

  1. Back in the 1920s, the Communists said, “Look at all the old women in church. Soon they will be dead and the churches will be empty.” Those women must be very, very old.

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