The Masses for Ash Wednesday will be at 7am and 12pm & bilingual at 7pm on March 1. Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are obligatory days of fasting and abstinence. The norms on fasting are obligatory from age 18 until age 59. When fasting, a person is permitted to eat one full meal, as well as two smaller meals that together are not equal to a full meal. The norms concerning abstinence from meat are binding upon members of the Church from age 14 onwards.