Lent is a time to prepare for Easter, but why do we pray, fast and give alms during it? Those acts prepare us, mind and body, for the sacrifice of Lent. Head over to the web site for ideas to make praying, fasting and giving important parts of your family Lent.
What is Lent? Derived from the word lencten, which is Anglo-Saxon for springtime, Lent is the 40-day season of preparation prior to Easter. It begins on Ash Wednesday.
Here’s some Lent trivia to test your knowledge. The answers are at the bottom of the page. 1. How many days are there in Lent? 2. What was the original […]
Lent lies at the very heart of our Catholic faith. While Lent was originally intended as a time of preparation for those being baptized at Easter, it gradually became a […]
Whether you love Lent or you hate Lent, it will be here next week. (NEXT WEEK!) Certain people I know will be enjoying this as the last Friday for seven […]