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Forms of 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.


Tweets on Friday penance the following are suggested tweets which could be tweeted each Friday during Lent:


  • Friday Penance: Make a special effort at family prayer. Make the Stations of the Cross. Do something to help the poor, sick or lonely.

  • Friday Penance Make a special effort to avail of the Sacrament of Reconciliation. Abstain from meat or some other food.





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