Penitential Practices Proper to Lent

Lent is a part of our Liturgical year set aside for penance.  There is a lot out there about the Rules for Lent  and Archbishop Chaput did a video on practices proper to Lent. FASTING–giving up some good in order to gain spiritually Minimally: All persons 14 yrs of age or older are bound to abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday, all Fridays of Lent and Good Friday.   NOT by replacing it with Lobster or other treat.  Going meatless is supposed to be a penance. All persons age 18 or older but not yet 59 yrs old are bound to … Continue reading