Christmas Fast

Bulgarian Orthodox Christians Mark Christmas Shrove

November 14, 2013 News

14/11/13 Bulgarian Orthodox Christians have one more day before they enter on Friday a 40-day fast that will end on December 24, Christmas Eve. The Christmas Fast is the second longest after the seven-week Eastern Fast. On November 14, Bulgarian Orthodox Christians mark Koledni Zagovezni, or Christmas Shrove, which is the last day on which […]

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Today begins with Christmas Fast

November 28, 2011 News

28/11/2011 The believers of the Serbian Orthodox Church today are beginning weeks of the Christmas fast, with which they prepare to celebrate one of the greatest Christian holiday – the birth of Jesus Christ Christmas. Christmas fast or small forty days (cetrdesetnica) lasts from 28 November to communion of believers in the Christmas liturgy in […]

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Bulgaria’s Orthodox Christians Embark on 40-Day Christmas Fast

November 15, 2011 News

15/11/2011 Bulgarian Orthodox Christians enter Tuesday a 40-day fast that will end on December 24, Christmas Eve . The Christmas Fast is the second longest after the seven-week Eastern Fast. On November 14, Bulgarian Orthodox Christians mark Koledni Zagovezni, or Christmas Shrove, which is the last day on which one can eat meat before Christmas. […]

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