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To: BlessedBeGod
Is it true that you're not supposed to fast or abstain on Sundays? I always have done so during Lent, but I've heard that Sundays are exempt.

Every Sunday is a feast day, a celebration of the Resurrection, a mini-Easter. As such, a penitential mind-set is discouraged.

That doesn't mean you must engage in something you are otherwise abstaining from, nor that you should make it an occasion of gluttony. But, in general, Sundays are not days for fasting and the like.

SD

25 posted on 02/20/2004 6:45:23 AM PST by SoothingDave
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To: SoothingDave
Very good answer. Thanks SD!
31 posted on 02/20/2004 7:16:12 AM PST by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: SoothingDave
Thank you so much!
37 posted on 02/20/2004 10:28:38 AM PST by BlessedBeGod
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