Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Fasting in Orthodox Way of Life


A key element of the Orthodox Way of Life is fasting. This is an ascetic discipline that is necessary to tame our passions and nurture our soul so we can come closer to God and become united with him. It is not a virtue but an aid, a means to our union with God. This video gives the history, the reason for its importance and the guidelines given to us by the Church.

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