What are the requirements of Lent?
What are the requirements for Ash Wednesday?
1) Catholics between the ages of 18 and 59 are required to fast on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday.
2) Catholics age 14 and older are required to abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday, and all Fridays during the season of Lent.
That's not hard, so be ready.
Here's a link to American Catholic. org. The article explains the requirements and the reasons for the requirements of Lent. It's not a long article, so be sure to read it to the end.
to ready it.