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Reminder: Ember Days start tomorrow February 19, 2013

Posted by Tantumblogo in Basics, General Catholic, Holy suffering, Interior Life, Lent, Liturgy, sanctity, Tradition, Virtue.

The Lenten Ember Days start tomorrow.  Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday of this week are days of fasting (having one full meal and a snack.  Older sources say the snack should be less than 8oz of solid food) and abstinence or partial abstinence (I guess you can have 1 meal with meat, depends on who you ask).

This is a penitential season!  Penitence means sacrifice!  Get your fish on! Or lentils!  Lentils are good!  I like beans shaped like little kidneys!  No, I don’t, I hate them!  Whatever!  Offer it up!


1. Raul De La Garza III (@raul_delagarza) - February 20, 2013

OK. I will commit to this. Please pray for me as I am such a spiritual weakling.

tantamergo - February 20, 2013

I’m proud of you! Dominus vobiscum! Remember, some folks say an Ember Day is a day of partial fast and abstinence, that you can have meat at the main meal. It depends on who you talk to.

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