argia

Derivation

Article

In ecclesiastical language, abstention from: servile work on Sundays and Holy Days; recitation of the canonical hours by monks on certain days; some repasts (suppressed by the exceptional severity of certain fasts); ecclesiastical functions (in the case of unworthy clerics).

MLA Citation

  • “argia”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 27 November 2019. Web. 3 March 2021. <>