Searching for Dream Street - Homestead
Rev. Michael Zak and Deacon Artemius Stienstra prepare to preside over a resurrection matins service at Saint Nicholas Orthodox Church in Homestead, Pa. Saint Nicholas is a parish of the Orthodox Christian Faith and a member of the American Carpatho-Russian Orthodox Diocese of the United States.
Paschal matins begins with a procession on Easter eve. The people leave the dark church building singing, carrying banners, icons, candles, and the Gospel. The procession circles the outside of the church and returns to the closed front doors. In Greek practice, the Gospel which tells of the empty