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www.thedailybeast.com/the-greatest-myths-about-lent

Feb 26, 2017 ... From its actual length to its less than obvious origins, everything you ... all Catholics over the age of 14 must abstain from meat on Fridays in ... Interestingly, if you're attending a meal and cannot avoid eating without causing ...

onlineministries.creighton.edu/CollaborativeMinistry/Lent/fast-abstinence.html

It means that one eats only one full meal in a day, with no food in-between meals. ... group, abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday and on all the Fridays of Lent.

www.express.co.uk/life-style/life/918459/Lent-2018-giving-up-meat-alcohol-Ash-Wednesday-Christianity-Catholicism

Feb 14, 2018 ... One of those disciplines is for Catholics under the age of 14 and until death to abstain from meat on Fridays during Lent in honour of the ...

www.catholic.org/lent/abfast.php

During Lent abstinence from meat on Fridays is obligatory in the United States as elsewhere. ... guests at a meal who cannot excuse themselves without giving great offense .... The surprising origins of the Easter Bunny -- it's not what you think!

christianity.stackexchange.com/questions/13847/why-was-eating-meat-on-fridays-forbidden-in-the-catholic-church-for-so-many-year

Meat was once an exceptional form of food; now it is commonplace. ... to many in our day abstinence from meat no longer implies penance, while ... by the law of fasting and abstinence, are taught the true meaning of penance.

www.aboutcatholics.com/beliefs/lent-in-the-catholic-church

The word Lent derives from the Middle English word lenten, meaning springtime – the time of ..... No you do not go to Hell if you eat meat on Lenten Fridays.

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. ... of abstinence because they come from animals and have some identity of origin with flesh meat.

www.missedinhistory.com/blogs/something-fishy-about-fish-fridays.htm

Mar 13, 2009 ... Originally, Catholics abstained from meat not only during Lenten Fridays, but ... he heard about why Catholics are banned from meat on Fridays during Lent, but ... have declared it a myth that probably originated to malign the Church. ... an exception to the no-meat rule, Jimmy Akin explains this on his blog.

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

Mar 1, 2017 ... Because these wings are no longer wings to fly ... But even less strict Catholics may fast from meat on Fridays during Lent, and all Catholics are ...