Yes, in theory it should. The oldest Lenten tradition, still followed by the Orthodox, is incredibly (by modern standards) strict.
www.abbamoses.com/fasting.html
Frankly, "fish-fry" (typically huge portions followed by that huge dessert table filled by parish moms) isn't a sacrifice at all. Neither is going to Clamenza's Sicilian Dining, ordering the garlic bread basket, followed by the …More
Yes, in theory it should. The oldest Lenten tradition, still followed by the Orthodox, is incredibly (by modern standards) strict.
www.abbamoses.com/fasting.html
Frankly, "fish-fry" (typically huge portions followed by that huge dessert table filled by parish moms) isn't a sacrifice at all. Neither is going to Clamenza's Sicilian Dining, ordering the garlic bread basket, followed by the shrimp primavera and capping the evening off with a double-helping of chocolate canoles. Lent shouldn't mean "one full meal" of a five-course lobster dinner or the all you-can eat sushi buffet at the Shogun restaurant..
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Shouldn't the "dinner" be bread and water, otherwise a light repast??