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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 ... The ordinary rule on fasting days was to take but one meal a day ... capybara meat is popular during Lent and ...

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.

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 : Fast and Abstinence - EWTN.com

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Christ Himself said that His disciples would fast once He had departed (Lk. 5:35). ... During Lent abstinence from meat on Fridays is obligatory in the United States as ... 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, ...

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 ...

Lent Fasting And Abstinence Rules 2014: How To Start Penance On ...

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Mar 4, 2014 ... Here are rules and guidelines for fasting and abstinence throughout Lent.

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

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Aug 4, 2011 ... In the United States, the fasting requirement begins at age 18 and continues until age 59. ... from the requirement to fast on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday, ... Why do Catholics practice fasting and abstinence during Lent?

Rules for fast and abstinence - District of the USA - SSPX.org

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What are the current rules for fasting and abstinence? How do I ... Abstinence is obligatory on all Fridays of Lent, except Solemnities (i.e., I Class Feasts). Fasting  ...

Rules for Fasting and Abstinence in the Catholic Church - Catholicism

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Catholics are required to fast and abstain from meat at certain times. Find the rules for fasting and abstinence during Lent and on Fridays.