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Facts About Fasting

  • Saturday, 14 February 2015 00:00
Fasting is an essential aspect of practicing the Orthodox life. We cannot be Orthodox, and not fast. Fasting is the first commandment known to mankind, for God commanded Adam and Eve to eat from all the trees, except from one tree not to eat from its fruits. Fasting in Our Coptic Orthodox Church…

Fasting

  • Wednesday, 12 November 2014 00:00
In our Coptic Orthodox Church, we observe fasting periods according to the Coptic calendar. There are eight fasts in the Coptic Orthodox Church: 1. The Fast of the Advent2. The Fast of Ninevah3. The Fast of Great Lent4. The Fast of Holy Week5. The Fast of the Apostles6. The Fast of St. Mary7.…

Reflections

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  • Thanksgiving
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  • The Feast of El Nayrouz
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  • The Feast of the Transfiguration
    The Feast of the Transfiguration The Feast of the Transfiguration celebrates the day when our Lord Jesus Christ took Peter, John, and James, and went…

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