Why Is Forgiveness Sunday so-called?
What event is commemorated on Forgiveness Sunday?
The last weekend before Great Lent is the last time we do several things. Can you think of three things that are not done again until after Great Lent (or even well after Pascha)?
Fasting is discussed in the services on Forgiveness Sunday, and all the days of Great Lent. What *most important* kind of fasting is stressed over and over?
What is commemorated next Sunday (the first Sunday of Great Lent)?
What is the fasting typicon for next week, and all the days in the Lenten season?
During Great Lent, we sing the long and rich canon of St Andrew of Crete. When and in which services?
Describe the dialogue in the Great canon. Who is speaking? Who is being spoken to?
Describe in general terms the content of the Great Canon.
What are the essential virtues that are a necessity for salvation that shine forth brightly in the words of the Great Canon?
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