Photo: Holy Thursday

Posted: Friday, April 17, 2009

Father Michael Oleksa gives his homily during Holy Thursday services at St. NicholasOrthodox Church in Juneau. Orthodox churches use the Julian Calendar, which has adifferent date for Easter than western churches. The church will be observing Easterservices this weekend. Oleksa, from Anchorage, is the former parish priest for St. Nicholas. He is in Juneau for Easter services since the church does not have a priest.

Brian Wallace / Juneau Empire
Brian Wallace / Juneau Empire

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