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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 Fridays outside of Lent. ... These days were at one time observed with a Black Fast of strictly no more than one meal, without meat, dairy, oil, or wine. In the ...


Q. I understand that all the Fridays of Lent are days of abstinence from meat, but I' m not ... Liquids are allowed at any time, but no solid food should be consumed ...


The rule that Catholics cannot eat meat on Fridays during Lent is actually ... If there is no eating meat on Fridays, then why is eating fish allowed for Catholics?


Mar 1, 2017 ... Here's why Catholics don't eat meat on Fridays during Lent.


Mar 1, 2015 ... (No, not that kind of abstinence). This kind of abstinence refers to the rule binding all Catholics 14 years old until death to abstain from meat on ...


During Lent abstinence from meat on Fridays is obligatory in the United States ... guests at a meal who cannot excuse themselves without giving great offense or ...


Mar 11, 2011 ... Catholics abstain from flesh meat on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday and the Fridays in Lent. Abstinence is one of our oldest Christian traditions.


Abstinence from meat is more than just “going without” during Lent or just a reminder that Christ offered His flesh for us on the cross. Abstinence is a form of ...


Mar 3, 2010 ... The history of Catholics abstaining from meat on Fridays in Lent provides an ... resources to printed texts, this theory seems to hold no water.