'''Odovania''' (greacă: ἀπόδοσις (apodosis); slavonă: отдание (otdaniye)) (also known as ''apodosis'' or ''conclusion'') of a feast is the final day a feast is celebrated in the Church. In most cases it follows an [[ afterfeast]] . On the leavetaking, most elements of the festal services are appointed to be served again. In the western rite, the [[ w:Octave ( liturgical)| Octave]] of a feast has a similar use.
Pascha]] and most [[First Class Feasts|First]] and [[Second Class Feasts|Second Class]] feasts have leavetakings. See the [[Afterfeast#Which Feasts?| Afterfeast]] article for the specific dates of these leavetakings.
In addition, four [[ Third Class Feasts]] have leavetakings.
* St. Demetrios ([[October 26]])—leavetaking: [[October 27]] * Nativity of the Forerunner ([[June 24]])—leavetaking: [[June 25]] * Ss. Peter and Paul ([[June 29]])—leavetaking: [[June 30]] * Beheading of the Forerunner ([[August 29]])—leavetaking [[August 30]] == See Also ==
== Source ==
* [http://www.networks-now.net/litresswraoc/Typicon_Charts.htm Website of the St. Raphael Clergy Brotherhood of the Diocese of Wichita and Mid-America]