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pblosser.blogspot.com/2010/12/fish-on-friday-one-that-got-away.html

Dec 30, 2010 ... Abstaining on Friday from “flesh meat,” the meat of a warm-blooded animal, is potentially older than some books of the New Testament. Be it with fasting ( having little or no food) or abstaining (refraining from food of a particular kind), the Church has always observed Friday with some sort of restriction on ...

www.kencollins.com/answers/question-38.htm

They moved the fast days to Wednesdays and Fridays, because Judas engineered Jesus' arrest on a Wednesday and Jesus was crucified on a Friday. Most often ... In those days, meat was a luxury food. You either ... You could buy better fish and vegetables, but the point is that you could eat without money if you were poor.

www.ncronline.org/blogs/francis-chronicles/pope-dont-let-meatless-fridays-be-selfish-and-soulless-seafood-splurge

Feb 20, 2015 ... Lent is not about the formal observance of "doing a little whatever" and not eating meat on Fridays while giving oneself free reign to "grow in ... which Jesus underlined, too, when he condemned the Pharisees and doctors of the law, who adhered to "many external observances but without the truth of the ...

www.irishcentral.com/roots/history/irish-ash-wednesday-lent-meatless-fridays-hot-crossed-buns

Mar 1, 2017 ... According to the Catholic Church's Canon Law, persons between the ages of 14 and 59 should not eat meat, on any Friday during the year, to honor the ... Whether you've forgotten the old traditions or you're sticking fast (excuse the pun) to Canon Law this Lent, what's definite is that no matter where you ...

www.usccb.org/prayer-and-worship/liturgical-year/lent/us-bishops-pastoral-statement-on-penance-and-abstinence.cfm

As from the fact of sin we Christians can claim no exception, so from the obligation to penance we can seek no exemption. 2. ... Lent has had a different history than Advent among us. ... This is the heart of the tradition of abstinence from meat on Friday where that tradition has been observed in the holy Catholic Church. 19.

www.usccb.org/prayer-and-worship/liturgical-year/lent/questions-and-answers-about-lent.cfm

That being said, such practices are not regulated by the Church, but by individual conscience. Q. I understand that all the Fridays of Lent are days of abstinence from meat, but I'm not sure what is classified as meat. Does meat include chicken and dairy products? A. Abstinence laws consider that meat comes only from ...

catholicnews.sg/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=5701

Mar 13, 2011 ... Thus, if one is unable to abstain from eating meat on a given Friday (at one's own judgement), one should then choose another form of penance. ... In practice, this could mean eating three small meals with no food in between during the course of the day or one regular meal and a small meal (no food in ...

www.vox.com/2017/3/1/14715240/lent-explained-ash-wednesday-easter

Mar 1, 2017 ... As with many other holiday observances in Christianity, the history of Easter date- setting is rather long and complicated, stretching back millennia and interacting with .... But even less strict Catholics may fast from meat on Fridays during Lent, and all Catholics are encouraged to skip meat on Good Friday.

peterpilt.org/2012/04/05/is-it-ok-to-eat-red-meat-on-good-friday

Apr 5, 2012 ... No meat on Good Friday was just the norm. No one really ever explained it to me, it was just something that we did. ... for example, indicates that eggs, milk, butter, cheese and lard are forbidden on days of abstinence because they come from animals and have some identity of origin with flesh meat. Present ...