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The Practice of Fasting in ...

by Fr Kyril , on 28 February, 2012

The Practice of Fasting in the Orthodox Church According to St Basil the Great, Adam, the first-created man, loving God of his own free will, dwelt in the heavenly blessedness of communion with God, in the angelic state of prayer and fasting. The cause of this first man's fall was his free will; by an act of disobedience he violated the v...

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Great Lent and Pascha

by Fr Kyril , on 21 February, 2012

Great Lent and Pascha The Forty Days of Great Lent commemorates Israel's forty years of wandering in the Wilderness the forty years of painful struggle as Israel longed for and then received entrance into the Promised Land (Exodus 16: 35) Moses remained fasting on Mount Sinai for forty days (Exodus 34: 28) and the Prophet Elijah (Elias) ...

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Preparing for Great Lent 2

by Fr Kyril , on 13 February, 2012

Preparing for Great Lent 2 We usually think of this preparatory time as the period of Great Lent, but in fact it begins three weeks earlier with the Sundays of the Tax-Collector and Pharisee, the Prodigal Son and the Last Judgment. Since we are not fasting yet, we tend to pay less attention to these preparatory Sundays than we do to the Sunda...

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Preparing for Great Lent 1

by Fr Kyril , on 08 February, 2012

Preparing for Great Lent 1 Cheesefare Week (Monday after the Sunday of the Last Judgment to Forgiveness Sunday) is when we give up meat, but still have dairy products. Then at the end of the third preparatory week there is Cheesefare Sunday. This is the final day before the beginning of Great Lent which begins Sunday evening. This is when we ...

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Aaron Zerefos

By OPA Editor, on 08 December, 2011

Aaron Zerefos Aaron Zerefos is a 27 year - old Porsche Racer and young businessman from Sydney. He lives life in the fast lane and was on the way to the Ayrton Senna movie premier when we contacted him whilst he was in Mykonos two weeks earlierracing to Paranga Beach on a Vespa. Aaron is currently preparing to join the Australian Pors...

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Jaguar C-X75

By OPA Editor, on 25 July, 2011

Jaguar has revealed a stunning range-extended electric super-concept car. The C-X75 has been designed to celebrate 75 years of the marque ,and provide a glimpse into the future of Jaguar and its commitment to producing beautiful, fast cars powered by sustainable means. The 330km/h (205mph) four-wheel drive supercar is capable of ru...

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Readers Ride Issue One

by Chris , on 23 June, 2011

READERS RIDE: FORD XR6 TURBO PWR: ~370rwkw READER: GEORGE.S [MELBOURNE] So I bought this car towards the end of last year. It was filthy when I bought it but I knew it had some potential, it had only 48,000kms. it had all the options; sunroof, leather/suede interior, ...

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