The Catholic Church historically observes the discipline of fasting or abstinence
at various ... Good Friday. Others continue to abstain from eating meat on Lenten
Fridays, but not on Fridays outsid...
On Good Friday, most Catholics must abstain from eating meat - but they are
allowed to eat fish. What makes fish any different? Are Catholics ...
Nov 30, 2015 ... So if it is good to eat meat, why does the Church bind us, under pain of mortal sin,
not to do so on Good Friday? The answer lies in the greater ...
Catholics abstain from flesh meat on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, and the ...
and rejoicing; whereas fish was cheap, eaten more often, and not associated with
Nowadays meat is only prohibited on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, and ... If
there is no eating meat on Fridays, then why is eating fish allowed for Catholics?
Apr 5, 2012 ... When I was growing up, we never ate red meat on Good Friday. We always ate
fish instead. No one really ever explained it to me, it was just ...
Mar 1, 2015 ... (No, not that kind of abstinence). ... death to abstain from meat on Ash
Wednesday, Good Friday and all the Fridays of Lent. ... The “why Friday?
Jun 2, 2010 ... For Catholics observing Good Friday, the answer is no. ... older refrain from meat
on Fridays altogether during Lent, including on Good Friday.
Nevertheless, pastors and parents are to see to it that minors who are not bound
... from eating meat on Fridays in honor of the Passion of Jesus on Good Friday.
Feb 16, 2010 ... Sadly, many Catholics are not aware that the Friday abstinence rule is still ... the
consumption of meat if some other sacrifice or good work was ...