Greek Orthodox Fast
Clean Monday in Greece: Everything You Need to Know
“Kathara Deftera,” Greek for Clean Monday, commences the 40-day period of the Great Lent for the Greek Orthodox Church, called “Sarakosti.”
Clean Monday and It's Traditional Observance
By John Sanidopoulos* - Clean Monday -Καθαρή Δευτέρα in Greek- refers to the leaving behind of sinful attitudes and non-fasting foods. The entire first week of Great Lent is often referred to as "Clean Week," and it is customary to go...
The Greek Fast: Appetizing and Healthy
The Greek-Orthodox fasting season is well underway. The word “fasting” is usually associated with liquid only diets or other strict ways of eating. This type of fasting however is a bit more lenient and tasty; The Christian Greek Orthodox...