Saturday, November 19, 2022
The Definitive Guide to Traditional Catholic Fasting & Abstinence


A collection of articles on the topic:

8 Part Series on the History of Catholic Fasting & Abstinence:

  1. The Purpose of Fasting
  2. Fasting in the Early Church Through the 5th Century
  3. Lenten Fasting in the Medieval Church: 5th – 13th Centuries
  4. Other Fasts in the Medieval Church: 5th – 13th Centuries
  5. Fasting During the Renaissance: 13th – Middle 18th Centuries
  6. Fasting in the Early Modern Era
  7. Fasting in the 1900s Pre-Vatican II
  8. Fasting Post-Vatican II

Various Articles on Fasting & Abstinence:

Liturgical Year-Related Articles for Fasting & Abstinence:

Fasting Calendars:


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