Days of Fast and Abstinence

Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are days of fast and abstinence. Fridays throughout Lent are days of abstinence. Fasting binds all Catholics from their 18th to 59th birthdys. Abstinence binds all Catholics 14 years of age and older.

Helpful Links

Season of Lent
Mystery of Lent
Liturgy of Lent
Why Fasting & Abstinence