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Lenten regulations for fasting and abstinence

Lenten regulations for fasting and abstinence

| March 30, 2017 | 4 Comments

Here are the church regulations for fasting and abstinence during Lent:

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Corned beef conundrum: Some dioceses give St. Patrick’s Day dispensation

Corned beef conundrum: Some dioceses give St. Patrick’s Day dispensation

| February 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

When St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Friday, as it does about every seven years, the Lenten rule requiring Catholics to abstain from meat on Fridays collides with the long-held tradition of eating corned beef and cabbage.

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Five ways to evangelize during Lent

Five ways to evangelize during Lent

| February 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Following are common questions Catholics hear during Lent and some evangelizing answers.

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Shining a spiritual spotlight on abstinence on Lenten Fridays

Shining a spiritual spotlight on abstinence on Lenten Fridays

| Father Michael Van Sloun for The Catholic Spirit | February 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Lent raises the spotlight on Fridays. It is a day of abstinence from meat for all those age 14 and older.

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