Ep 85: Theology of Fasting

Several years ago, my husband Pat literally wrote the book on fasting, the For Dummies book to be specific. At the time, we adhered to intermittent fasting on a regular basis but purely for physiological reasons. The research behind fasting is nearly unanimous in terms of fat loss and overall health.

But since our conversation to Catholicism, fasting took on all new meaning and substance. The spiritual underpinnings of this ancient practice are rich and quite beautiful.

So in this episode of The Catholic Mama podcast, Pat and I dive into the theology of fasting: The Catholic foundation for this practice, why we should be fasting in our modern age, and practical guidelines on how to get started.

You can listen to the episode here or listen to it on iTunesStitcherGoogle Play or iHeartRadio.

Intermittent Fasting Giveaway!

We’re giving away a few signed copies of Pat’s book on intermittent fasting, Fast Diets for Dummies. Simply leave a glowing review for The Catholic Mama podcast on whatever platform you listen to it in and then send a screenshot of it to Christine (at) TheCatholicMama (dot) com by January 31, 2020. We’ll be choosing winners within a few days of then!

Like what you hear? Then don’t forget to subscribe and leave a nice review for The Catholic Mama podcast. That way you won’t miss an episode and you’ll also help spread this little ministry.

Need help we answering some basic questions about Christianity and Catholicism? Then be sure and grab The Catholic Mama’s How to Talk to Your Kids about God, available for FREE here.

Leave a Reply

Close Menu