The True Meaning of Fasting Please click on the picture to access the whole article, published by Public Orthodoxy, the blog of the Orthodox Christian Studies Center of Fordham University. And Blessed Great Lent to all!
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?
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The most wise Lord comes to be born, Receiving hospitality from His own creatures. Let us also receive Him, That this divine Child in the cave may make us His guests In the paradise of delights! The Birth of Christ has always been celebrated and…