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Ash Wednesday

February 25, 2020 - February 26, 2020

Ash Wednesday is an obligatory day of fasting and abstinence for Catholics. In addition, Fridays during Lent are obligatory days of abstinence.

Fasting is obligatory from age 18 until age 59. When fasting, a person is permitted to eat one full meal, as well as two smaller meals that together are not equal to a full meal.  Abstinence from meat is binding from age 14.


February 25, 2020
February 26, 2020
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