The Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia Australian and New Zealand Diocese

St.George Russian Orthodox Church

Single day fast

  • Weekly Fast Unless a fast-free period has been declared, Orthodox Christians are to keep a strict fast every Wednesday and Friday.
  • Eve of the Theophany. (Kreshchenskyi Sochelnik). Saturday before the Nativity and before the Baptism of Our Lord and God and Saviour Jesus Christ. Fast Day.18th of January.
  • The Beheading of the Glorious Prophet, Forerunner, and Baptist John. Fast day – Friday, 11th of September
  • The Universal Exaltation of the Precious and Life-giving Cross. Fast day. – Sunday, 27th of September