Bulgarian Orthodox Christians Mark Christmas Shrove

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 one ...

Today begins with Christmas Fast

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 7th January ...

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

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. During the Christmas Fast ...