Category: Great Lent

Great Lent

The Prayer of Manasseh, King of Judah

This prayer of Manasseh is read during the Great Apodeipnon service (Great Compline) beginning with the evening of the Monday after Cheesefare Sunday (Clean Monday).

Great Lent

A Guide to the Season of the Triodion

There is more to Lent than fasting, and there is more to fasting than food. This principle lies at the heart of the Lenten Triodion, the main hymnbook of Orthodox Lent.