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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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  • Facts About Fasting
    Facts About Fasting Fasting is an essential aspect of practicing the Orthodox life. We cannot be Orthodox, and not fast. Fasting is the…
  • The Area to be Tested
    The Area to be Tested There are many areas which Our Lord Jesus Christ will test us in on His Judgement Day. How faithful we…

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