Why do Catholics give up things for lent?

Answer Catholics give up things they like during Lent to try to become better followers of Christ. The practice is part of a seasonal effort by Catholics to abstain from sin in order to help them not sin ... Read More »

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Fun Things to Give Up for Lent?

Christians around the world observe Lent, the 40-day period preceding Easter, through fasting and sacrifice. The traditional practice of giving something up for Lent is an act of sacrifice intended... Read More »

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 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 »

Can catholics eat meat during lent?

During the season of Lent, the Catholic Church asks its followers 14 years and older to abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday and all Fridays during the 40-day period of sacrifice and pen... Read More »