See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the earth, being patient with it until it receives the early and the late rains.- James 5:7
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
The Feast of the Exaltation of the Glorious Cross
The monastic fast. .
During the great monastic fast, which lasts from 14 September to Ash Wednesday, except for Sundays and feast days, dinner is an hour later, and supper consists of a glass of wine and a crust of bread ne potus noceat (Carthusian Statutes).