Days of Fast and Abstinence. Ash Wednesday and Good Friday.

Days of Abstinence: All Fridays in Lent.

Fast: Catholics, 18 through 59 years old, eat only one full meal during the day. Two smaller meals may be eaten; but, together, these two meals should not equal a full meal. Sick persons and those requiring special diets are exempt.

Abstinence: Catholics 14 years and older abstain from eating meat. Sick persons and those requiring special diets are exempt.