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Bishop of Assiut: No fasting without repentance

Gergis Wahib

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Tuesday ,14 March 2017

Bishop of Assiut: No fasting without repentance

HG Abba Yoanes, Bishop of Assiut, said during his sermon about the great lent that fasting and repentance are linked closely.

He added that repentance shouldn’t be postponed and fasting is a great occasion to repent.
 
He told a story about the late Monk Fanous of St. Paul Monastery who told him to read Isaiah 58 to be prepared well for fasting.