Lent & fasting
Fasting and its Benefits (3)
Saint John of the Ladder
27 February 2018
1. As we’re now going to speak of the stomach, we’ve decided again- as with...
Fasting and its benefits (2)
26 February 2018
Who is as strong as a lion, but, for the sake of his stomach falls into a t...
The Fast and its Benefits (1)
25 February 2018
Let us observe an acceptable fast, pleasing to the Lord. A true fast: estra...
The Forty Days
20 February 2018
The two preceding Sundays, of the Last Judgment and of Forgiveness, togethe...
The end of the fast and the ‘air’ of asceticism
Nikolaos G. Koios, Content Coach of Pemptousia
9 April 2017
Having completed the forty days that bring profit to our soul, we beseech Y...
Gluten-free Lenten Tapas
James W. Lillie
27 March 2017
If you want to make a special ascetic effort for Lent, you could always eat...
Fr. Stavros Akrotirianakis
1 March 2017
The Journey to the Cross and Resurrection of Christ
Create in me a clean h...
A Patristic Reading Plan for the Great Lent
27 February 2017
Great Lent might be a time of increase in spiritual reading. We present a d...
True fasting means loosing the bonds of injustice
2 December 2015
Let’s have a brief look at some of the features of true fasting.
The Ascetic Life (4th Sunday of Great Lent)
Bishop Agathangelos of Fanari
22 March 2015
For the secular people of today, focusing on an ascetic saint represents a ...