Is it OK to eat Chicken in a Biskit crackers on Fridays during Lent?

Today is Ash Wednesday, the first day of the Lenten season for Roman Catholics, so I thought it would be appropriate to dig up this old favorite about the challenging complexities of abstaining from meat on Lenten Fridays.

Enjoy!


This morning I was listening to the 10/30/15 podcast of the Calling All Catholics talk radio show on The Station of the Cross, 101.7 FM, out of Buffalo, New York. “Father” Dave Baker was taking questions, assisted by moderator, Mike Denz.

One of the listeners had a question regarding the church’s rule on abstinence from meat on Fridays during Lent, which I thought was quite timely because we’re currently in the Lenten season. Because the Catholic church absolutely forbids meat on Fridays during Lent, any Catholic who defiantly consumes meat commits a “mortal” sin and is doomed to hell for eternity unless they confess the sin to a priest.

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15 thoughts on “Is it OK to eat Chicken in a Biskit crackers on Fridays during Lent?

  1. 2 Corinthians 11:3 – But I fear, lest by any means, as the serpent beguiled Eve through his subtilty, so your minds should be corrupted from the simplicity that is in Christ.
    …So much for the simplicity of Jesus, eh?

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  2. Wow I remember reading that brisket post you linked last year but it is relevant than ever; I wonder how many Catholics are literate with their own theology to know how severe the penalty is for eating meet on fridays…

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    1. Argh, accidentally hit send again. For some reason, Catholics really embrace these Lenten disciplines – ashes on the forehead and abstention from meat – while virtually ignoring most of the others.

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      1. Speaking of that one of my friends responded to your comment at my place this morning. He has since mistaken ideas about Christianity. Maybe you wound like to assist him. He is an old timer around there and tends to not listen

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