Wednesday and Friday
    Every Wednesday and Friday is to be observed with fasting unless some important Feast takes precendence over the fast. The Fast on Wednesday is in memory of the betrayal of the Lord, and the Fast on Friday in remembrance of His Passion and Death upon the Cross.

Special Fast Days

Lent, the Great Fast

The Fast of the Holy Apostles

The Fast of the Theotokos

The Fast Before Christmas

Periods when fasting is forbidden

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