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As a generic culinary and butchery term of art, "meat" refers to the muscular flesh of a mammal. This is the definition most commonly applied by governments in meat product regulation and food labeling, and in religious rites and rituals. Edible birds and fish/seafood are not "meat" under this application but are treated separately from mammals. Likewise, amphibians and reptiles, not to mention the "meat" of edible insects, arachnids, and so on. Religious rites and rituals regarding food also tend to apply this distinction, classifying the birds of the air and the fish of the sea separately from land-bound mammals. Sea-bound mammals are often treated as fish under religious laws. Following is stated in the Code of Canon Law of the Catholic Church. Can. 1250 The penitential days and times in the universal Church are every Friday of the whole year and the season of Lent. Can. 1251 Abstinence from meat, or from some other food as determined by the Episcopal Conference, is to be observed on all Fridays, unless a solemnity should fall on a Friday. Abstinence and fasting are to be observed on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. Please click the link below for information.
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i believe it is any animal. my family practices not eating meat on good friday, but we do eat meat on lent. i know that where im from, it is acceptable to eat fish on good fri…day, but it may be different where you are
Meat is not eaten on Ash Wednesday and on all Fridays during Lent. Catholics (at least 14 years old) in the United States are obliged to abstain from the eating of meat o…n Ash Wednesday and on all Fridays during the season of Lent. Catholics (from 18 to 60 years old) are also obliged to fast on Ash Wednesday and on Good Friday. Self-imposed observance of fasting on all weekdays of Lent is strongly recommended. This is where people also give up chocolate, sarcasm, or something else for Lent.
Culturally there is a general preference for meat over fish. Lent is a time of sacrifice and penance in order to prepare for Easter, so the Church has deemed it appropriate to… abstain from meat (the preferred meal) on Fridays as a sacrifice.
Ash Wednesday and Fridays during Lent and being of age 14 years or older.
Catholics do not eat meat of Fridays during lent in remembrance of the day of Jesus Christ's sacrifice for humanity. It is a form of penance to honor and worship God. Lent beg…ins on Ash Wednesday and ends of Easter Sunday. Lent lasts 40 days (not counting Sundays).
Meat is allowed during Lent. Meat is not supposed to be eaten on Fridays by human beings aged 14 years of age or older. Jesus Christ, The Savior and Messiah of the world d…ied on a Friday, Good Friday. This is why during Lent, you aren't supposed to eat meat.
On Ash Wednesday and all Fridays of Lent, no meat is permitted for those age 14 and older
Yes because in lent the only kind of meat you can have is fish meat. (if you are talking about the catholic religion) Extended Answer: Yes; From the Code of Canon Law: "…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." (CIC 1251) Now, to fully understand what is meant by this we must take a look at the original Latin used for 'meat' in this Canon: the word used is 'Carnis' which refers strictly to the flesh-meat of warmblooded animals and poultry. So by this definition seafood and amphibians are allowed.
Because we would choose meat over fish any day! The whole point of not eating meat on Fridays during lent is that it is a sacrifice.
People do not eat meat during lent as they for go meat , what they like , in remembrance of Christs sacrifice on Good Friday.
because fish is no meat and awdbewkm is a meaning of fish :0 and cause i am sexy
No. You may eat Fish freely during Lent
Yes, you may touch meat. Abstinence is the penance required and is not specific except on Good Friday for many Christians. No eating of meat if that is what you "give up" for …lent. Butchers must work through lent, hard to do if they were not able to touch meat. Many people give up other things other than meat. Meat is not a staple food for many cultures. It is the spirit of the penance that makes it valid.