When is lent fasting over for catholics?

Answer The period of fasting for Lent begins on Ash Wednesday and continues until Holy Saturday. During this period, Catholics must abstain from eating meat each Friday and are encouraged to decrease the ... Read More »

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Is Lent only for Catholics?

On One Hand: Not Just for CatholicsLent is the period of approximately 40 days preceding the Christian celebration of Easter. A time of prayer, fasting and almsgiving, it is usually associated with... Read More »

When is the official end of Lent for Catholics?

The official end of Lent is the Thursday before Easter, which Catholics call "Holy Thursday." It is part of the "Triduum"--the three holy days preceding Easter. Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy ... Read More »

Why do catholics observe lent?

According to the website Catholic Education, Lent is a time of fasting, prayer, penance, sacrifice and the doing of good deeds in preparation for the Christian religious festival of Easter.HistoryC... Read More »

When were catholics able to marry during lent?

Catholics are able to marry during Lent, but a wedding Mass may be celebrated only on certain days. The prohibited days are Ash Wednesday, every Sunday during Lent and all of Holy Week. Holy Week i... Read More »