Fasting: What, Why & How
In this new episode of CCM In-Depth, Deacon Matt takes a deep dive into the spiritual practice of fasting, just in time to help us prepare for Lent.
- “Fasting: Required & Recommended” – Deacon Matt’s blog post detailing what the Church requires and recommends regarding fasting in her official documents.
- Paenitemini, Apostolic Constitution on Fast and Abstinence by Pope Paul VI (1966)
- Pastoral Statement on Penance and Abstinence by the US Catholic Bishops (1966)
- “The Mystery of Weight Loss” episode from the Jimmy Akin’s Mysterious World podcast