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THE JOURNEY OF GREAT LENT

Filed in Great Lent by on April 13, 2011 0 Comments • views: 908
THE JOURNEY OF GREAT LENT

When a man leaves on a journey, he must know where he is going. Thus with Lent. Above all, Lent is a spiritual journey and its destination is Easter, “the Feast of Feasts.” It is the preparation for the “fulfillment of Pascha, the true Revelation.” We must begin, therefore, by trying to understand this connection […]

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THE SIXTH WEEK OF GREAT LENT

Filed in Great Lent by on April 12, 2011 0 Comments • views: 1276
THE SIXTH WEEK OF GREAT LENT

Being disclosed in a Canon of the 5th week, the Gospel parable about the rich man and Lazarus serves as the subject of hymns also in the 6th week. The Holy Church calls us “to run from the cruelty and hatred of mankind of the rich man and to emulate the fortitude and longsuffering of […]

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