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Orthodox Good Friday Is Today

… and therefore I won’t be posting or approving comments until after sundown. Thanks for your patience. Here’s something we heard at Holy Thursday services. This is not my parish — it’s chanting from Father Apostolos Hill, a Greek Orthodox priest from Arizona — but this is the kind of thing all Orthodox parishes sang on Holy Thursday. The lamentation is powerful here:

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qz6VfhggIBU&w=525&h=300]

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Rod Dreher is a senior editor at The American Conservative. He has written and edited for the New York Post, The Dallas Morning News, National Review, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, the Washington Times, and the Baton Rouge Advocate. Rod’s commentary has been published in The Wall Street Journal, Commentary, the Weekly Standard, Beliefnet, and Real Simple, among other publications, and he has appeared on NPR, ABC News, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, and the BBC. He lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with his wife Julie and their three children. He has also written four books, The Little Way of Ruthie Leming, Crunchy Cons, How Dante Can Save Your Life, and The Benedict Option.

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