Sunday, February 19, 2006

Lent 2006: Regulations

Weekdays of Lent:
There is no obligation to fast. However, voluntary acts of self-denial are recommended.

Ash Wednesday and Good Friday:
These are days of Fast and Abstinence from meat. There is a limit of one full meal on these days for all between the agen of 18 and 59 inclusive.

Days of Abstinence: (All Firdays in Lent)
All who have reached their 14th year are bound to abstain totally from meat.

Easter Duty Obligation:
After they have received their First Holy Communion, Catholic are bound by the obligation of receiving Holy Communion at least once a year. This precept should be fulfilled during the Easter Season. Catholic are also bound to confess serious (mortal) sins at least once a year, but this is not limited to the Lenten/Easter Season.

1 comment:

Sister Eva-Maria said...

Hi, Darren. Just wanted to say "hi" and hope all is going well for you. I love your blog. I have another blog, too:

It was begun to support the priesthood and seminarians at this challenging time in the Church.

Have a blessed Lent.
Sr. Eva-Maria