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Why don’t we fast during the week of the Publican and the Pharisee?

Why don’t we fast during the week of the Publican and the Pharisee? By cancelling the Wednesday and Friday fast during the week of the Publican and the Pharisee, the holy Church desires to keep us from pharisaical self-complacency, when the formal observation of Church rules (fasting, prayer rule, and church attendance) becomes the goal… Continue reading Why don’t we fast during the week of the Publican and the Pharisee?