We are to abstain from meat on all Fridays or do some other form of penance when it is not Lent. Are there any Fridays of “celebration” such as Easter or Christmas season when it is ok to eat meat without doing another form of penance?
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**How do I explain obligatory fasting and abstinence?
Are we obliged to fast and abstain or not?