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According to the AngelusPress liturgical calendar in my home, today is a traditional day of fast and abstinence in anticipation of the Assumption tomorrow. So I am curious as to how many traditionalists are observing it - or other traditional F&A days.
To be quite honest, I hadn't even known this.
We are very hit and miss, much to my chagrin. The traditional days of fast and abstinence are something we know we don't have to do, but we could and should, as an extra that is fully within our capability. We are just not focused enough and haven't set up a daily reminder system (like a calendar!). It's probably one of our weakest resolutions ever. But, we keep trying! Maybe one of these years we'll get it right.
Here is the FishEaters table http://www.fisheaters.com/fasting.html

The very first line is wrong. The traditional Eucharistic fast was from Midnight (instead of 12 hours), this was changed to 3 hours for the evening Masses when there were allowed during WWII, and this was extended to any Mass in 1960

Also traditionally all vigils (Christmas, Apostles, All Saints, St John Baptist, St Laurence and some feasts of the Blessed Virgin) were fasting days. This was changed sometimes in the time turn of the 20th Century (1900). In Hungary the only remainder was the Vigil of the Immaculate Conception in my time.

The traditio.com does not mention the Vigil of Assumption as fast day http://traditio.com/calendar/cal1008.htm , but marks the Vigil of Immaculate conception as so http://traditio.com/calendar/cal1012.htm

The fasting rules in fact were set by the regional bishop conferences

There are quite a few authoritative places on the Internet verifying the Vigil of the Assumption rules.
For example, according to Catholic Encyclopedia at http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01067a.htm

"The vigils of Christmas, Pentecost, Assumption, and All Saints are also days of abstinence and fasting."

I didn't realize this either, although I should know better, because I read today's Mass prayers this morning...

...shortly before visiting a nearby diner and devouring a chicken-fried steak, eggs, and grits.  :doh:
(08-14-2010, 10:19 AM)Christopher Wrote: [ -> ]To be quite honest, I hadn't even known this.

I didn't either, but I managed to remember that yesterday was Friday!  :)
I am observing it.  The TO/SSPX requires all members to observe all vigil fasts.
I follow all the required Fasts on the Angelus Press calender. At least it seems to be more "stable" than other calenders.
I know that we are not required to do a lot of things that we used to do but I still follow the old laws.
(08-15-2010, 11:22 AM)trident59 Wrote: [ -> ]I follow all the required Fasts on the Angelus Press calender. At least it seems to be more "stable" than other calenders.
I know that we are not required to do a lot of things that we used to do but I still follow the old laws.

On my calendar from the Slaves it didn't list Saturday as a fast/abstinence day and it has all the other fast days including the Ember days so it's the first I heard of it.