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

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The Catholic Church historically observes the discipline of fasting or abstinence at ... The ordinary rule on fasting days was to take but one meal a day and ... especially in Venezuela, Capybara me...

Fast & Abstinence - United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

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Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are obligatory days of fasting and abstinence for Catholics. In addition, Fridays during Lent are obligatory days of abstinence.

Fasting and Abstinence - Easter / Lent - Catholic Life - Catholic Online

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During Lent abstinence from meat on Fridays is obligatory in the United States as elsewhere ... Aside from these minimum penitential requirements Catholics are ...

Refresher on the rules of fast and abstinence during Lent | Catholic ...

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Feb 17, 2015 ... A crown of thorns is seen at St. Bonaventure Church in Paterson, N.J.. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the penitential season of Lent, ...

Rules for Fasting and Abstinence in the Catholic Church - Catholicism

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Find the rules for fasting and abstinence during Lent and Fridays throughout the year.

Fast and Abstain? - OnlineMinistries - Creighton University

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Catholics, as a group, are required to fast on only two days of the year - Ash ... We may decide to do some service to the poor, once a week during Lent. We may  ...

Lent Fasting And Abstinence Rules 2016: How To Start Penance On ...

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Feb 8, 2016 ... Generally, participants abstain from eating meat on Fridays during this period, but other fasting and abstinence rules beyond that can get murky ...

Liturgical Year : Activities : Lenten Fasting Regulations | Catholic ...

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Catholic Activity: Lenten Fasting Regulations ... DIRECTIONS. 1) Abstinence on all the Fridays of Lent, and on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. No meat may ...

Lent | AmericanCatholic.org

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Why do Catholics fast and give things up during Lent? Why are there ashes on Ash Wednesday and palms on Palm Sunday? When does Lent end? Find the ...

Ash Wednesday and Catholic Practice | Faith-filled Family - March ...

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Ash Wednesday is also a day of fasting and abstinence for Catholics. ... As long as I can remember, Lent always seemed to be about rules, rules and more ... Then we can choose to do something about them during the next 40 days of Lent.

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Questions and Answers about Lent and Lenten Practices

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A. It might be more accurate to say that there is the "forty day fast within Lent. ... advertise specials on expensive types of fish and seafood on Fridays during Lent. ... fast on Ash Wednesday and on Good Friday, but what exactly are the rules for  ...

The Holy Season Of Lent - EWTN.com

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Christ Himself said that His disciples would fast once He had departed (Lk. 5:35). ... or fast. During Lent abstinence from meat on Fridays is obligatory in the United States as ... Aside from these minimum penitential requirements Catholics are ...

How should senior citizens observe fasting and abstinence during ...

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At that age, a person is automatically excused from the requirement to fast on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday, but ... Which are the days of abstinence in Lent?