Meatless Friday Question
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(11-19-2010, 03:29 PM)Petertherock Wrote:
(11-19-2010, 03:23 PM)Grasshopper Wrote: I'm confused. Is this a Canadian thing or a trad thing? As far as I know, in the US the only days when abstinence is required are Ash Wednesday and Fridays during Lent. I regularly eat meat on Fridays during the rest of the year, and I'm not aware that there's anythign wrong with that. I think abstinence on regular Fridays might be suggested, but I'm pretty sure it's not required (at least not in the US). Feel free to correct me if I'm wrong. I'm not being a wise guy here, just legitimately confused.

Abstinence from meat on all Friday's is the preferred form of penance. However, the Church allows you to substitute another act of penance if you wish. The mistake most people in the NO Church make is they think they don't have to do anything special on Friday's and it just is another day.

7 yrs of NO elementary school and 5 yrs of NO CCD, and I was never taught this.  I learned this at about age 22 around 1994 from reading the 1992 Catechism.  I was talking about this very point of how this isn't taught well with my NO priest recently, and he told about a priest several yrs ago being scolded by a bishop for sternly teaching this.

Some doubt or Lord is present in NO sacramets--I do not.  I only doubt it is a re-presentaion.  As irreverent as it frequently is it seems more like crucifixion anew!
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Meatless Friday Question - by Historian - 11-19-2010, 01:29 PM
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