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