Come Experience Lent With St. Michael Parish
Days of Fast and Abstinence
Ash Wednesday – Fast and Abstinence
All Fridays of Lent – Abstinence
Good Friday – Fast and Abstinence
Fast: Eating of one full meal, with two smaller meals (together they equal less than one full meal); and no snacks between meals. Applies to Catholics, age 18-59 and is required on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday.
Abstinence: Eating no meat on Ash Wednesday and all Fridays in Lent. Applies to Catholics, age 14 and older.