"Fasting: The law of fasting requires a Catholic from the 18th Birthday (Canon 97) to the 59th Birthday (i.e. the beginning of the 60th year, a year which will be completed on the 60th birthday) to reduce the amount of food eaten from normal. The Church defines this as one meal a day, and two smaller meals which if added together would not exceed the main meal in quantity. Such fasting is obligatory on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. The fast is broken by eating between meals and by drinks which could be considered food (milk shakes, but not milk). Alcoholic beverages do not break the fast; however, they seem to be contrary to the spirit of doing penance."Well, I think it is a good and healthy thing to have smaller portions specially when so many of us trying to loose weight, me included. So I'm all for fasting that goes along above rules (I love it! I'm aloud to have a beer or glass of wine while watching winter olympic games). And I decided that instead of giving up something I will take time to reflect and have a good look at my spirituality.
And I will stitch Jesus. Many of you remember my ebay purchase of a beautiful chart with
Do you celebrate Easter? How do you prepare for it?