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Posting date Questions
August 2020 Due to the virus, can we still get the Divine Mercy indulgence by saying the Good Friday novena?
April 2020 Is it okay to drink alcohol on Ash Wednesday since it's my birthday?
April 2019 How do I reconcile finding Joy in God vs. enjoying life on Earth while dying to my Earthly desires?
April 2019 Are mortal sins worse during Lent and are they forgivable?
April 2018 Can you provide me with the daily readings of the Bible for the the 55 days of Lent?
April 2018 Is pork skin considered meat for the purposes of abstinence requirements for a healthy Catholic?
April 2018 Can Catholics eat meat on Holy Thursday?
April 2017 Is it OK for a lay Catholic to wear a hair shirt as a form of mortification?
April 2017 Despite the spiritual attacks, should I press on with my fasting disciplines?
August 2016 Are spices that have chicken flavor allowed to be eaten on Fridays of Lent and Good Friday?
August 2016 When was Good Friday first called 'Good' Friday and who gave it that name?
April 2016 What are the dietary restrictions on Ash Wednesday?
April 2016 How can you eat eggs but not chicken; aren't they the same thing?
April 2016 Can you clarify why our Lenten sacrifices should not be done during Sunday's of Lent?
June 2015 Authoritatively, should the feet of men and women be washed during Holy Thursday services?
June 2015 How do I reply to non-Catholics who ask about the ashes on my forehead from Ash Wednesday?
June 2015 On a Friday of Lent are you allowed to eat meat if a friend offers it to you for dinner?
June 2015 What happens someone eats red meat on a Friday during Lent and dies without Confession?
April 2014 Can a Catholic person receive ashes from a Presbyterian Minister on Ash Wednesday?
April 2014 How old do you have to be, to be exempt from not eating meat on Fridays during Lent?
April 2014 I know the first day of Lent is Ash Wednesday but what is the fortieth day of Lent?
April 2014 Why are the statues in Church covered red instead of the traditional purple during Holy Week?
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