The Paschalion: Fasting Dates and Guidelines

Paschalion and Fasting Guidelines

Orthodox Christian Fasting Guidelines

The following is a general statement concerning fasting guidelines used in Orthodox Christianity.

As in the first millennium, so also today, there are a variety of guidelines for Orthodox fasting. There are a number of reasons for the variety: the availability of local foods, climate and bodily health considerations, just to mention a few. Descriptions for some of these variances can be found in printed sources as well as websites, such as:

PRINTED sourcesSome WEBSITES CONTAINNG FASTING INFORMATION
St Nectarios Press & Book Canter - (800) 643-4233http://www.abbamoses.com/fasting.html
St. Cohn of Kronstadt Press - (775) 377-4610http://orthodoxinfo.com/praxis/prayer_feasts_fasts.aspx
St. Herman Press - (530) 352-4430http://orthodoxinfo.com/praxis/exo_fasting.aspx

PRINTED SOURCES

 St Nectarios Press & Book Canter - (800) 643-4233
St. Cohn of Kronstadt Press - (775) 377-4610
St. Herman Press - (530) 352-4430

SOME WEBSITES CONTAINNG FASTING INFORMATION
http://www.abbamoses.com/fasting.html
http://orthodoxinfo.com/praxis/prayer_feasts_fasts.aspx
http://orthodoxinfo.com/praxis/exo_fasting.aspx

Note: Phone numbers and website addresses are subject to change without notice.

Monastic fasting guidelines may differ from those used in parishes. For example, the Tri-émeron is practiced by mo­nestles during the first three days of Great Lent, whereas it's generally not practiced by parish priests & laity. Please consult your parish priest concerning the fasting guidelines that are practiced in your local parish.

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