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Lenten Regulations Print E-mail
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Thursday, Feb. 07, 2013 -- 12:00 AM

The following are the minimum regulations for the faithful to follow Lent, as laid out by the bishops.

For more information on Lenten practices, on making a good Confession, and other Lenten topics, visit www.usscb.org/lent

• Catholics who have celebrated their 14th birthday are to abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday, all Fridays in Lent, and Good Friday.

• In addition to abstaining from meat, Catholics who have celebrated their 18th birthday, until they celebrate their 59th birthday, are to fast on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday.

For more information and resources on Lent, Holy Week, and Easter, visit www.usccb.org/lent

 
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