These are some alterations and expansion to the foods That Are Okay for Orthodox Lent All vegetable oils All fish oils **ALL SEAFOOD** (to include fish and shellfish -such as sardines, tuna, bass, shrimp, crab, etc) Shortening containing vegetable ingredients only Margarine containing vegetable ingredients only Noodles and pasta NOT made with eggs All-natural grain flours, cornstarch, cocoa powder Rice, wheat, barley, caraway, oats, natural tapioca Hot and cold cereals like corn flakes, puffed wheat, and rice, shredded wheat, oatmeal, farina, etc. All dried fruits and vegetables All fresh and canned fruits and vegetables All dried beans, peas, and lentils All seeds, nuts and peanut butter All herbs and spices Some crackers (read the label carefully) Corn chips, potato chips, and popcorn fried in vegetable oil or shortening only Tea, coffee, cider, juices, soft drinks Jellies, jams, and preserves
-This year we would like to have 24 hour focus on prayer and meditation and abstain from all categories to include fruits, vegetables, and shellfish. During this time you can say a prayer once every hour or once every 3 hours. An example of prayer would be saying Jesus' prayer.
-This will be between to two time frames that you can choose from
-6am to 12pm
-12pm to 6pm
- The scriptures that we will focus on will be added to the site tonight and I will attach the link later.