Fasting Calendar

+ Meat
Beef, chicken, lamb, pork, veal, rabbit, buffalo, etc.
Dairy
Milk, cheese, butter, eggs, yogurt, cream, etc.
Fish
Any fish with a backbone. This does NOT include shellfish.
Wine
Wine(some include all alcohol)
Permitted on all Saturdays & Sundays
Oil
Olive Oil (some include all oils)
Permitted on all Saturdays[1] & Sundays
Nativity Fast

November 15until December 25
Abstain. Abstain. Allowed on Saturdays and Sundays before December 20. Allowed on Tuesdays and Thursdays before December 20. Allowed on Tuesdays and Thursdays, before December 20.
Great Lent/ Holy Week
Begins on the Monday after Cheesefare Sunday until Pascha
Abstain. Abstain. Allowed on Annunciation and Palm Sunday. Allowed on Annunciation and Great Thursday. Allowed on Annunciation and Great Thursday
Apostles’ Fast
Begins on the Monday after All Saints’ Sunday (the Sunday next after Pentecost) and lasts until June 29 (Ss. Peter & Paul).
Abstain. Abstain. Allowed on Saturdays and Sundays. Allowed on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Allowed on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Dormition Fast
August 1 until August 15
Abstain. Abstain. Allowed on Transfiguration& Feast of St. Herman. Allowed on Transfiguration & Feast of St. Herman. Allowed on Transfiguration & Feast of St. Herman.
Each week
Wednesdays (in memory of the Betrayal) and Fridays (in memory of the Crucifixion).
Abstain. Abstain. Abstain. Abstain. Abstain.


Addtional info on fasting
http://www.abbamoses.com/fasting.html2