Lent is a time of fasting and prayer that lasts for 40 days (excluding the six Sundays). So during the season of Lent, it is a good thing for us to pull back from our indulgences and our distractions, to deny ourselves a bit, and to make time to ponder this awesome miracle of the ages and how it impacts us.
Though the wearing of ceremonial ash is a prominent part of this holiday it is not the only practice that is done. "It's a day when we call to mind God's love for us and whether that's on a date or whether that's the person that we love, what matters is the love that we have for each other reflects God's love for us".
Ash Wednesdayprayers were led at the Lahore Cathedral by the very Reverend Shahid Mehraj in morning and in evening. Therefore, I'm going to give you some because that's the sort of jerk I am.
Lent is a time of penance and reflection in preparation for Easter, the day Jesus Christ rose from the dead.
Beginning at 7 p.m., Deacon John Hunt will be at the church to distribute ashes to anyone who could not attend during the day.
"Lent season requires Christians to make a lot of sacrifices through fasting and doing good to others, especially for old and other needy people". Along with fasting from food, he says it can include fasting from personal habits such as being judgmental or racist. I would go to school and see people with crosses on their foreheads which opened up conversations about our shared faith.
The history of Valentine's Day-and the story of its patron saint-is somewhat unclear and the stories are varied. "So Christians have to be careful on what they give prominence". That may be volunteering, praying more or eating healthier, for example. That is why there is an emphasis on fish fry dinners this time of year.
Byzantine Catholics began Lent on Monday.
"It's about reminding ourselves that our earthly lives matter less than our heavenly ones", Rev. Peter Wong, of the Episcopal Church of the Nativity, said. What are the things you are giving up this year? Well, for the third year in a row a local church is axing that mandatory service (mass?) and offering an Ash Wednesday drive thru where motorists can pull up, get crossed by a robed priest, and be on their merry way.
"So it is an invitation to truly live as God wants us to live - with joy and love and trying to grow in holiness and share God's mercy and compassion to others".
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