Friday Penance

Published on March 1, 2022

Friday Penance

The following are suggested as ways of
fulfilling Friday penance:

¨ Abstaining from meat or some other food;

¨ Abstaining from alcoholic drink or smoking;

¨ Making a special effort at involvement in family prayer;

¨ Making a special effort to participate in Mass on Fridays;

¨ Visiting the Blessed Sacrament;

¨ Making the Stations of the Cross;

¨ Fasting from all food for a longer period than usual and perhaps giving what is saved to the needy;

¨ Helping the poor, sick, old or lonely.