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The Nativity Fast in November: what can't be done


This month the Nativity Fast-2018 - one of the most important in the fast calendar of 2018, on an equal basis with the Fast of Peter and Paul and the Dormition Fast-2018 begins.

him still call the Nativity Fast as the Shrovetide on a post (that is the last day when it is permitted is meat food before multi-day posts) falls on November 27 - it is day of remembrance of the Saint apostle Philip.

Besides restrictions behavior canons provide in food also refusal of addictions, sex and fun at this time. Priests emphasize that this time of concentration and diligent prayers.

the Nativity Fast begins on November 28 (this year it is Wednesday) and 40 days - till January 6, 2019 will last. The post on January 7, on an orthodox holiday of Christmas will come to the end.

not only Orthodox Christians, but also Greek-Catholic Observe it.

At Catholics the Nativity Fast is called the Advent and begins on December 2. Catholic Christmas is celebrated on December 25. In 2018 it is Tuesday.

On the Nativity Fast believers refuse animal products: meat, milk and dairy products, eggs.

On the Nativity Fast-2018 the calendar of food on days looks as follows:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday - xerophagia, that is food which didn't undergo heat treatment (vegetables/fruit, nuts, honey, dried mushrooms, etc.);

Tuesday and Thursday - can eat hot food with vegetable oil (porridges, ragout, meatless soups, pies and baked puddings and also fast pastries);

Saturday and Sunday - in the menu hot food with vegetable oil, fish and wine.

Small eases are permitted in days of orthodox holidays which drop out for the period of the Nativity Fast:

on December 4 (Tuesday) - the Entry of the Most Holy Theotokos into the Temple: hot food with vegetable oil, red wine and fish;

on December 19 (Wednesday) - Day of Saint Nikolay wonder-worker: on a table hot food with vegetable oil and fish is allowed.

But the last days of a post of restrictions in food it is necessary to adhere especially strictly:

- hot food eat on January 1-6 without vegetable oil, and even on Saturday-Sunday fish and wine isn't permitted;

- in Christmas Eve - can't be eaten on January 6 nothing to the first star, and only in the evening believers break the fast the kolivo which is previously lit in the temple.

From drinks it is worth leaning on kissels, fruit drinks, juice and teas at this time.

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