Meat on Friday in Lent


#1

If you ate meat on Friday in Lent, knowingly sinning, would you count each bite as 1x, or each meat/serving of meat as 1x and add another every time you have another serving of that meat, or each meal as 1x?


#2

You are asking how many times you would have sinned? I would assume you would have sinned once per occasion, just as a burglar who steals 10 items at one time is committing one sin. In other words, once per event–once per meal.


#3

Pass the zebra cakes to the op, but wait until midnight… It’s still Friday.
Every bite doesn’t count as a sin because we count each meal.


#4

The abstinence or fast pertains to a *day *midnight to midnight. If you were obligated and did not observe it, it would be one occurrence per day.


#5

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