Argument about fasting


So my DH and I disagree on this:

Are marital relations alowed on Ash Wed.

:confused: :smiley: :rolleyes:




“abstinance” is from meat. :smiley:


Thats what I said but DH is sure I am wrong. :smiley:


Here’s a good link you can send him…

Which includes the portions of the canon law that deal with this…

Canon 1250  All Fridays through the year and the time of Lent are penitential days and times throughout the entire Church.
Canon 1251  **Abstinence from eating meat** or another food according to the prescriptions of the conference of bishops is to be observed on Fridays throughout the year unless they are solemnities; abstinence and fast are to be observed on Ash Wednesday and on the Friday of the Passion and Death of Our Lord Jesus Christ. 
Canon 1252  All persons who have completed their fourteenth year are bound by the law of abstinence; all adults are bound by the law of fast up to the beginning of their sixtieth year. Nevertheless, pastors and parents are to see to it that minors who are not bound by the law of fast and abstinence are educated in an authentic sense of penance.
Can. 1253  It is for the conference of bishops to determine more precisely the observance of fast and abstinence and to substitute in whole or in part for fast and abstinence other forms of penance, especially works of charity and exercises of piety.


Thanks. :thumbsup:


Then tell him not to wink at you Wednesday at bedtime.


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