Can you eat meat on St. Joseph's Day?

Can you eat meat on St. Joseph's Day?

Can you eat meat on St. Joseph's Day?

Today is the Solemnity of St. Joseph, Friday, March 19, and that means it's okay for Catholics to eat meat. Solemnities are the highest rank of liturgical observance. When a Solemnity falls on a Friday in Lent, Canon Law says abstinence from meat is not required.

What do you eat on St. Joseph's Day?

Joseph's Day, Italian tables are filled with fig dishes, including fig cookies. (St. Joseph also happens to be the patron saint of pastry chefs.) Zeppole or Sfinge — dough fritters covered in sugar — are also traditionally eaten on this day. BE

What does the Catholic Church say about eating meat on Friday?

On Friday, Catholics worldwide will celebrate Good Friday, which precedes Easter Sunday. ... The Catholic Church dictates that all Catholics 14 and older must abstain from meat and meat products every Friday of Lent, including Good Friday, and Ash Wednesday, according to Learn Religions. BE

How do Italians celebrate St. Joseph Day?

Every March 19th, Italians open their hearts and pantries. First, three-tiered altars are erected to honour the Holy Trinity. A statue of Saint Joseph, surrounded by flowers and candles, decorates the top tier. On the next two tiers are foods like pasta, olive oil, fava beans, and baked goods.

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