Photo Journal: Holy
Protection Russian Orthodox Church, Austin, Texas
A parish of the Russian Orthodox Church
Russia. 1701 Peridot Rd., Pflugerville, TX 78660
(Hear our choir (June 6 '09)----Our
Pictures of Pascha 2011--April 24,
that is, Easter Sunday
Christ is Risen! Xpucmoc
Some of the 80 faithful who gathered at the new church for
its first Pascha, in April of 2011.
Sixty faithful stayed until the very end of the service this year.
Above: (click on
greater detail) the Procession near midnight for Holy
Resurrection of Jesus Christ our Lord and God and Saviour.
attended the church this night; towards the end of the
Liturgy at about
2:20 a.m., there were only about 60 still left
the night of Holy Pascha--Christ is Risen!
before the front doors: "Let God arise!" and "Christ is
at the front doors.
read in the center of the church after re-entry into the
church: the great litany
the center of the church (beginning of Matins)
parish photographer and warden, Sergei