Prayer, Fasting, Almsgiving and the Church Calendar.

a.       Prayer Primer, Fr. Thomas Hopko (handout) or at

b.       What we believe about prayer, Fr. Coniaris, p. 248-274

c.        Calendar and the Date of Pascha, Fr. Evagoras, p. 88-90

d.       What we believe about the Church Year, Fr. Coniaris, p. 71-84

e.       The true nature of Fasting – The Lenten Triodion, Kallistos Ware, p. 13-28 (handout)

f.         Orthodox Worship, III: Feasts, Fasts, and Private prayer – The Orthodox Church, Timothy Ware, p. 298-306

g.       Prayer, Fasting and Alms-giving – The Orthodox Faith, Fr. Thomas Hopko, Vol. 4 (green), Chapter 5, p.114-155 or

h.       The Church year – The Orthodox Faith, Fr. Thomas Hopko, Vol. 2 (purple), Chapter 3, p. 69-152 or

i.         Podcast: Personal prayer, Fr. Thomas Hopko,

j.         Podcast: Intercessory Prayer, Fr. Thomas Hopko,

k.        Podcast: Fasting, Fr. Thomas Hopko,