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Lent is a season of fasting and penance, and many people choose to give up a favorite food, drink or activity for the duration of Lent, or take on a devotional activity such as charity work, in order to remember and honor the sacrifices made by Jesus.
Observers of Lent are supposed to fast on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday, and abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday, and all the Fridays of Lent. The definition of fasting used for Lent is partaking of only one full meal.


The Catholic Church historically observes the disciplines of fasting and abstinence at various ... Others continue to abstain from eating meat on Lenten Fridays, but not on ... The countries of the former Spanish empire also had their own extensive dispensations from the Roman rules of fasting and abstinence, based on the ...


Q. I understand that all the Fridays of Lent are days of abstinence from meat, but ... Ash Wednesday and on Good Friday, but what exactly are the rules for these ...


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


Feb 17, 2015 ... Below are some of the rules and regulations binding on Roman Catholics on Ash Wednesday and throughout the penitential season of Lent.


Lent Vestments It is a traditional doctrine of Christian spirituality that a constituent part of repentance, of turning away from sin and back to God, includes some ...


Feb 11, 2010 ... Another Lenten journey of further conversion will begin on Ash Wednesday, February 17, 2010. Lent prepares the faithful to celebrate the ...


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


The Holy Season of Lent. Fast and Abstinence. It is a traditional doctrine of Christian spirituality that a constituent part of repentance, of turning away from sin and ...


Mar 30, 2017 ... Here are the church regulations for fasting and abstinence during Lent: ... And the purpose and or benefit of these rules are ???? Can someone ...