Fasting Abundantly

February 19, 2010

Fr. Vasile Catalin Tudora writes: “The idea that any Westerner has about fasting is strongly linked with renunciation, with giving-up, with sacrificing something for God. In the Eastern Orthodox Church however, fasting achieves a much richer meaning. Fasting is not only about giving up, but it is actually more about gaining, about being able to reach things that are possible only through this spiritual exercise.”

Read the full article here: http://www.orthodoxytoday.org/articles-2010/catalin-fasting-abundantly.php

Fr. Vasile Catalin Tudora pastors St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church in Euless, Texas, and edits the Gladsome Light Dialogues blog

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