The Great Canon of Saint Andrew of Crete
The Great Canon of St Andrew, Bishop of Crete, is the longest canon in all of Orthodox services, and is associated with Great Lent.
Clean Monday: Great Lent Begins (2022)
Clean Monday. Learn more about the day and about the general rules of the fasting season of Great Lent.
Synaxarion for the Fifth Sunday of Great Lent
On this day, the fifth Sunday of the Fast, we are enjoined to celebrate the memory of our Holy Mother Mary of Egypt.
Synaxarion for the First Saturday of Great Lent
Synaxarion for the Saturday of the First Week of the Great Lent.
Clean Monday and General Rules for the Lenten Fast
Clean Monday and General Rules for the Lenten Fast.
Catechetical Homily at the Opening of Great Lent
Catechetical Homily at the Opening of Great Lent 2019
Synaxarion for the Fourth Sunday of Great Lent
On the same day, the Fourth Sunday of the Fast, we celebrate the memory of our Holy Father John, the author of The Ladder.
The Ladder of Saint John Climacus
The Ladder of Divine Ascent is an ascetical treatise on avoiding vice and practicing virtue so that at the end, salvation can be obtained.
Synaxarion for the 3rd Sunday of the Great Lent
On this day, the Third Sunday of the Great Lent, we celebrate the Veneration of the Honorable and Life-Giving Cross.
Sunday of the Holy Cross
A short explanation of the 3rd Sunday of Great Lent which is dedicated to the Veneration of the Holy Cross.