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Bright Week

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[[Image:Pascha.jpg|right|frame|The Resurrection of Christ<ref>Russian Orthodox icon of the Resurrection of Christ, 16th century</ref>]]
'''Bright Week''' (or '''Renewal Week'''; in Greek, ''Diakaimsimos'') is the first week following the Resurrection of Our Lord and Savior [[Jesus Christ]], which is celebrated each year at [[Pascha]]. It ends the following Sunday, the [[Sunday of St. Thomas]]. For Orthodox Christians Bright Week begins a period of celebration that continues for fifty days until [[Pentecost]].

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