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Apokries, Meatfare Sunday

Today the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates Apokries, Meatfare Sunday, which is the last day of…

The Saturday of Lazarus

The Saturday of Lazarus

On the Saturday before Holy Week, the Orthodox Church commemorates a major feast of the year, the miracle of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ when he raised Lazarus from the dead after he had lain in the grave four days.

The Saturday of Lazarus

The Saturday of Lazarus

On the Saturday before Holy Week, the Orthodox Church commemorates a major feast of the year, the miracle of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ when he raised Lazarus from the dead after he had lain in the grave four days.

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The understanding of fasting through Lent

Restricting certain food intake through Lent helps to restrict and to balance the mind and metabolism with self-control and to reinforce the need for remorse, repent and confession and forgiveness in order for the body’s cleansing and the soul’s serenity and purification.

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Great Lent: A cleansing of mind, body and spirit

Great Lent can be a time to detox not only just the spirit and mind but also the body. Here are some ideas about how you can detox during the Orthodox Great Lent and beyond.

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The Saturday of Lazarus

The Saturday of Lazarus

On the Saturday before Holy Week, the Orthodox Church commemorates a major feast of the…