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Offline samurai333

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Western Rite Lenten Fasting
« on: February 27, 2008, 10:42:44 PM »
So what exactly does the Western Rite do for a Lenten fast? I am assuming it would similar to what the Pre Vatican II Catholics did?

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Re: Western Rite Lenten Fasting
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2008, 02:07:47 PM »
So what exactly does the Western Rite do for a Lenten fast? I am assuming it would similar to what the Pre Vatican II Catholics did?

Some keep the fast like that. There are people I know who keep the fast as in the Eastern rite as well. The thing you will see in Orthodoxy is that fasting, prayer rule, and other spiritual development areas are done in consultation with and under the guidance of one's priest or spiritual father. I mention this point, as I know you are exploring Orthodoxy. Our parish is Western rite and we keep our Sunday coffee hours meatless and dairyless during Lent, as are the potlucks that occur during Lent as well.

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Re: Western Rite Lenten Fasting
« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2008, 10:18:36 PM »
asked a stupid question already answered.
« Last Edit: February 28, 2008, 10:19:26 PM by cizinec »
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Re: Western Rite Lenten Fasting
« Reply #3 on: February 29, 2008, 07:38:28 PM »
So what exactly does the Western Rite do for a Lenten fast? I am assuming it would similar to what the Pre Vatican II Catholics did?

Please see this thread:  http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php/topic,11082.0.html

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Re: Western Rite Lenten Fasting
« Reply #4 on: March 01, 2008, 12:37:28 PM »
Sorry, I didnt realize this one had already been asked. Thanks for the information.