What are the rules of fast and abstinence during Lent?
Refresher on the rules of fast and abstinence during Lent. Encounter the Peace of Christ is an evening where parishes throughout the Archdiocese of Cincinnati will be open for Confession, on Tuesday February 27th from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Summed up succinctly, Roman Catholics must fast and abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday.
What is WMLScript and how to use it?
The WMLScript standard library contains a lot of useful functions. We will go through some of the commonly used ones. At the end of the WMLScript tutorial, we will demonstrate how to write scripts to validate forms and submit data to the WAP server.
What is the meaning of the Lent season?
Lent is a 40 day season of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving that begins on Ash Wednesday and ends at sundown on Holy Thursday. It’s a period of preparation to celebrate the Lord’s Resurrection at Easter.
What if I am outside of the age limit for Lent?
For those outside the age limits, Canon Law notes that “Pastors of souls and parents are to ensure that even those who by reason of their age are not bound by the law of fasting and abstinence, are taught the true meaning of penance.” Additionally, the USCCB Questions and Answers about Lent page states the non-age related exemptions.
Do we abstain from meat on Fridays during Lent?
Many know of the tradition of abstaining from meat on Fridays during Lent, but we are also called to practice self-discipline and fast in other ways throughout the season. Contemplate the meaning and origins of the Lenten fasting tradition in this reflection.
Is “giving something up” for Lent against the law?
The Catholic tradition of “giving something up” for Lent is a pious tradition but according to the USCCB website, it is not regulated by church law. From the Archdiocese of Cincinnati Office of Divine Worship and Sacraments on Palm Sunday and the Easter Triduum: