Safe Fasting for Teens

Safe Fasting for Teens

by Jim Auer
     
 

Abstinence during Lent is required at age fourteen and fasting at age eighteen. This pamphlet for teens addresses the full meaning of fasting, how it affects teens, what is required at what age, how fasting is one of the three forms of penance (and what the other two are), and how to have a meaningful fast at Lent and at other times. Also discusses the topic of

Overview

Abstinence during Lent is required at age fourteen and fasting at age eighteen. This pamphlet for teens addresses the full meaning of fasting, how it affects teens, what is required at what age, how fasting is one of the three forms of penance (and what the other two are), and how to have a meaningful fast at Lent and at other times. Also discusses the topic of eating disorders and how fasting is unrelated to anorexia.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764816574
Publisher:
Liguori Publications
Publication date:
01/01/2008
Pages:
24

Meet the Author

Jim Auer taught religion and English to Catholic teens for thirty years. He is currently a full-time writer, speaker, and presenter of workshops and retreats. Most of his sixteen books and approximately four hundred articles and stories have been written for Catholic teens and young adults.

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