Lent / Triduum

The season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday and continues until the day before Holy Thursday.

H0ly Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Vigil are called the Triduum.



ABSTINENCE every Friday during Lent Ages 14+ How do we fast? When fasting, a person is permitted to eat one full meal, as well as two smaller meals that together are not equal to a full meal. Am I excused from fasting and abstinence? Those that are excused from fast and abstinence outside the age limits include the physically or mentally ill including individuals suffering from chronic illnesses such as diabetes. Also excluded are pregnant or nursing women. FASTING   Ash Wednesday and Good Friday Ages 18-59