Eastern and Western Christians celebrate Easter on different dates, and that means that our lenten schedules don’t mesh either. Orthodox Christians are just now wading into the season, and today is the second of several pre-lenten commemorations, the Sunday of the Prodigal Son. The church points us to Jesus’ parable to remind us that we are all on a journey back to the father. Here’s the story retold in the 1977 feature, Jesus of Nazareth:
Thanks to Met. Savas Zembillas for pointing out the Jesus of Nazareth clip.