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Fasting and abstinence in the Roman Catholic Church - Wikipedia ...

Others continue to abstain from eating meat on Lenten Fridays, but not on ... with a Black Fast of strictly no more than one meal, without meat, dairy, oil, or wine.

Why no meat on Fridays in Lent? - Catholic Hotdish

Mar 11, 2011 ... Catholics abstain from flesh meat on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday and the Fridays on Lent.

Questions and Answers about Lent and Lenten Practices

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 ...

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

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?

The Holy Season Of Lent - EWTN

Canon 1250 All Fridays through the year and the time of Lent are penitential days and ... During Lent abstinence from meat on Fridays is obligatory in the United ...

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Welcome to our Lenten resource page! Browse our most popular Lenten book titles, read Lent-inspired articles from St. Anthony Messenger, or send a Catholic  ...

Eating Meat on Fridays |

Articles about Catholic culture and practices: not eating meat on Fridays, ... think it is now just Ash Wednesday and the Fridays of Lent that we cannot eat meat.

catholicism - Why was eating meat on Fridays forbidden in the ...

Jan 25, 2013 ... It seems that it is no longer every Friday, but just during Lent. Also, it is not all meat, but all meat that isn't fish (from what I understand). How did ...

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

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 ...

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

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 ...

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Q: What is meat during Lent?
A: Meat is not eaten on Ash Wednesday and on all Fridays during Lent. Catholics (at least 14 years old) in the United States are obliged to abstain from the eating... Read More »
Q: Are eggs a meat during Lent?
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Q: How to avoid meat during lent?
A: 1. Go vegetarian. Vegetarian recipes tend to be healthy, with low levels of cholesterol and saturated fat. They may also feature some new and exciting flavors t... Read More »
Q: Not Eating Meat During Lent.
A: History. Fasting and abstaining from meat has tradition based in the Old Testament. In the past, the rule was that all Fridays were to be special days of penanc... Read More »
Q: Is chicken considered meat for lent?
A: Foods as chicken broth, consomme, soups cooked or flavored with meat, meat gravies or sauces, as well as seasonings. Read More »