The First Week of Great Lent

Lenten service in Sretensky Monastery. Photo by M. Rodionov, Pravoslavie.ru Lenten service in Sretensky Monastery. Photo by M. Rodionov, Pravoslavie.ru   

The First Week of Great Lent: Advice from pastors

The First Week of Great Lent: Pastoral Advice

Great Lent in Questions and Answers
Priest Vasily Pistsov

Taking up Our Own Crosses. First Homily on the Lenten Season
St. Augustine

Before the Fast
St. John of Shanghai

On Fasting and its Benefits
Archimdrite Kirill (Pavlov)

The First Week of Great Lent: The Dawn of Abstinence
Archpriest Gregory Debolsky

Lent with Children: They Should Remember That it’s Warm and Good with God
Maria Pospelova

Let Us Embark Joyfully on the Path of the Holy Forty Days Fast
Archbishop Evlampy (Pyatnitsky)

The Essence of Great Lent
Archpriest Victor Potapov

Monday

Monday of the First Week of Great Lent

Open to Me the Doors of Repentance, O Lifegiver
St. Innocent of Kherson

Let Us Enter the Fast With Joy
Archbishop Evlampy (Pyatnitsky)

Tuesday

Tuesday of the first week of Great Lent

Have Mercy on Me, O God, Have Mercy On Me!
St. Innocent of Kherson

A Time for Healing Our Spiritual Ailments
Archbishop Evlampy (Pyatnitsky)

Wednesday

Wednesday of the First Week of Great Lent

Homily on Wednesday of the First Week of Great Lent. On the Danger of Hypocrisy
St. Ignatius (Brianchaninov)

Let My Prayer Arise from Coarseness and Impurity. A Homily for Clean Wednesday
St. Innocent of Kherson

Lent as a Remembrance of the Savior’s Forty-Day Fast
Archbishop Evlampy (Pyatnitsky)

Thursday

Thursday in the First Week of Great Lent
St. Ignatius (Brianchaninov), Archimandrite Lazar (Abashidze)

Do You Want to Fast Truly? A Homily for Clean Thursday
St. Innocent of Kherson

Great Lent Is a Time of Necessary Spiritual Sorrows
Archbishop Evlampy (Pyatnitsky)

Friday

Friday of the First Week of Great Lent

Offer Your Confession as Though It Were the Last Time. A Homily for Clean Friday, Before Confession
St. Innocent of Kherson

Great Lent Is a Time to Test and Amend Ourselves
Archbishop Evlampy (Pyatnitsky)

Saturday

Saturday of the First Week, and the Sweetness of Boiled Wheat

To Combine the Strictness of Fasting with Love for People
Hieromonk Innokenty (Prisadkov)

2/27/2023

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