The Friday Fast is an Eastern Orthodox, Roman Catholic, and Anglican practice
of abstaining from animal meat on Fridays. ... to substitute a different penance for
Fridays of Lent, though e. g. the G...
Apr 6, 2012 ... No, but the real story of eating fish on Fridays is much more fantastical. ... And as
the number of meatless days piled up on the medieval Christian ... leader of a
church did make fish fasting the law for purely practical reasons.
Mar 24, 2016 ... Second: Giving up meat may not be a great hardship for you, but that's not the
only reason to make a sacrifice. The “no meat” rule helps you to ...
Mar 3, 2010 ... The history of Catholics abstaining from meat on Fridays in Lent provides an
interesting ... priests, internet resources to printed texts, this theory seems to hold
no water. ... “I was told that fish was acceptable for two reasons.
Question: Why is fish the only meat that we can eat on Friday? ... Of more
importance than the historical origin, is the reason why Catholics don't eat meat
on Fridays, and ... Permission to copy and distribute this article without textual
First of all, before I give my answer, I have to point out that some words have
specific meanings ... If you were born Catholic and changed your religion, what
was the reason why you changed? ... Fasting was reduced to one meal with no
meat on Fridays and certain holy days, which was further reduced to just Fridays
Mar 1, 2015 ... (No, not that kind of abstinence). ... The Catholic Church's practice of occasionally
not eating meat has nothing to ... If the Church changed the discipline and told us
to eat meat on all Fridays during Lent, then obedience to that ...
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 ...
guests at a meal who cannot excuse themselves without giving great offense or ...
Jan 25, 2013 ... Why was eating meat on Fridays forbidden in the Catholic Church for so many
years? ... It seems that it is no longer every Friday, but just during Lent. ... that
even those who by reason of their age are not bound by the law of ...
Mar 21, 2012 ... No matter what anyone may tell you, a full plate at the Friday Fish Fry is ... is not
the specific reason why Christians do not eat meat on Fridays.