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Ash Wednesday 2019 -The Holy Season of Lent Begins

 

That's what troubles me: I should like to suffer more for the expiation of my sins. ... 

"There is little that can withstand a man who can conquer himself."  

(Words of St. Louis IX, King of France)
 
 
 
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(The Current Church Laws of Fast and Abstinence) 

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16.03 | 23:10

If you have not, please see: 3daysofdarkness.com

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16.03 | 23:09

Mar. 16, 2019: Ember Saturday (Fasting and Partial Abstinence to be observed.)

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15.03 | 16:17

Hi John, no it does not. Ember Days are days favored for priestly ordinations, prayer for priests, first Communions, almsgiving and other penitential and charitable acts, and prayers for the souls in Purgatory.

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15.03 | 16:05

Does the fasting and complete abstinence of this day, Ember day, add anything special to the normal fasting on Friday's during Lent?

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