Days of Abstinence - Ash Wednesday, all Fridays in Lent, and Good Friday for all who have reached their 14th birthday, no meat can be taken.
Days of Fast - Ash Wednesday and Good Friday for all who have reached their 18th birthday and have not as yet reached their 60th birthday, a limit of one full meatless meal.
Weekdays of Lent - No obligation to fast; however, voluntary acts of self-denial are recommended.
Easter Duty Obligation - Must be made from the First Sunday in Lent (February 21st through Trinity Sunday (May 30th).
Self-Denials - encouraged on a voluntary basis. Acts may include daily Mass, spiritual study, Lenten Devotions, the Rosary, Stations of the Cross and deeds of mercy and kindness.