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Fasting and abstinence in the Catholic Church - Wikipedia

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The Catholic Church historically observes the disciplines of fasting and abstinence at various ... Others continue to abstain from eating meat on Lenten Fridays, but not on Fridays outside of Lent. ...

Why Don't Catholics Eat Meat During Lent? - Bulldog Catholic

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Mar 1, 2015 ... (No, not that kind of abstinence). This kind of abstinence refers to the rule binding all Catholics 14 years old until death to abstain from meat on ...

Why no meat on Fridays in Lent? - Catholic Hotdish

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Mar 11, 2011 ... Catholics abstain from flesh meat on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday and the Fridays on Lent. Abstinence is one of our oldest Christian traditions.

Questions and Answers about Lent and Lenten Practices

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Q. I understand that all the Fridays of Lent are days of abstinence from meat, but I' m not ... Liquids are allowed at any time, but no solid food should be consumed ...

Fasting and Abstinence - Easter / Lent - Catholic Online

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During Lent abstinence from meat on Fridays is obligatory in the United States ... guests at a meal who cannot excuse themselves without giving great offense or ...

Why can't Catholics eat meat on Fridays during Lent? - Got Questions?

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The rule that Catholics cannot eat meat on Fridays during Lent is actually ... If there is no eating meat on Fridays, then why is eating fish allowed for Catholics?

Why do Catholics Abstain from Meat on Fridays in Lent? - LifeTeen ...

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Abstinence from meat is more than just “going without” during Lent or just a reminder that Christ offered His flesh for us on the cross. Abstinence is a form of ...

Fast and Abstinence - EWTN.com

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During Lent abstinence from meat on Fridays is obligatory in the United States ... guests at a meal who cannot excuse themselves without giving great offense or ...

You can't eat meat during Lent, but why feast on lobster? – Catholic ...

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Apr 3, 2014 ... The prohibition against meat on Lenten Fridays is not universally binding. ... As to lobster and shrimp, they are indeed fish, and so there is no ...

Why Isn't Fish Considered Meat During Lent? | Mental Floss

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Apr 18, 2014 ... In the 1200s, meat was a luxury. Eating something as decadent as beef was no way to celebrate a holiday centered on modesty. But Aquinas ...