Fast and Fasting

FAST and FASTING


This is a wonderful historical practise where you also have to trial your disciplines. 

Fasting and abstinens are two seperate obligations where the abstinens is to refrain from something. Fasting is not a diet because there must be a spiritual  touch to the activity. 



Lent

Lent is the big habit of fasting before Easter. 



Abstinens

Wednesday - meat free

Friday - meat free


All Fridays of the year, except when a Solemnity falls upon the Friday, are bound by the law of abstinence.



9-days Novena and Fast.


30-Days


40-Days Fast.


St. Martin 40-days Fast

The Step-by-Step Rosary community do an old tradiational fast that commence the day after the St. Martin of Tours Feast day.


54-Days Fast.