Posts about fasting

Pemptousia Partnership

The end of the fast and the ‘air’ of asceticism

Having completed the forty days that bring profit to our soul, we beseech You, in Your love for us: May we behold the Holy Week of Your Passion that in…

Apr 09, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

Gluten-free Lenten Tapas

James W. Lillie   If you want to make a special ascetic effort for Lent, you could always eat what the Prodigal Son wanted to. When he was away being…

Mar 28, 2017
Adult Study Classes

Planting Orthodox Seeds: LIVE Q & A with Fr. Gregory

Every person asks questions.  Here at Orthodox Christian Network we encourage it.  Fr. Gregory Joyce blesses our OCN Community. Every other week Fr….

Mar 18, 2017
Feast of Healthy Thoughts

The Great Journey that is Lent

Watch Here Fr. Anthony takes us on what the journey of what Lent means. How do we pray, fast, repent, what should our attitude be so our journey through…

Mar 06, 2017
Adult Study Classes

LIVE Q & A with Fr. Gregory on Preparing for Great Lent

ABOUT FR. GREGORY JOYCE Fr. Gregory Joyce is the Rector of St. Vladimir’s Church, part of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia.  Fr. Gregory served…

Feb 26, 2017
The Sounding Blog

Musings from a Grateful Convert: Thoughts on Fasting

With the coming of another Holy Season of Great Lent, our thoughts turn to the topic of fasting. Here I offer a few thoughts for your consideration. First…

Feb 25, 2017
Orthodox Conferences

Is Religion Contractual or Something Completely Different?

What does it mean to be religious? Does it mean we enter into a contractual relationship with God? “We do this, He does that?” Or is it something…

Dec 12, 2016
Come Receive the Light

Hope and Preparation

Christmas is the season of hope.  But for many who have been caught up in the surge of human trafficking, this seems like an impossible dream. Listen…

Nov 28, 2016
Led by the Spirit

Helpful Diet Tips

Helpful Diet Tips For the Orthodox Christian, roughly half the year is taken up with Fasting Days.  The rules for our fasts often make little sense to…

Sep 10, 2016
Pemptousia Partnership

The power of prayer and fasting (Mk. 9, 17-31)

As Christians, thoughtfully done prayers and fasts can help us realize our impact on the salvation of the world; Jesus has made it clear that believers…

Apr 22, 2016