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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.

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, ...

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.

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

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DIRECTIONS. 1) Abstinence on all the Fridays of Lent, and on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. No meat may be eaten on days of abstinence. Catholics 14 ...

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  ...

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

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In the United States, the fasting requirement begins at age 18 and continues until age 59. At that age, a person is ... Which are the days of abstinence in Lent?

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.

Why Do Christians Fast During Lent? - Christianity - About.com

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The Eastern Orthodox Church imposes the strictest rules for the Lenten fast. ... Weekdays during Lent, members are asked to avoid meat, meat products, fish, ...

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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: 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 ...

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 ...