What Is Lent And Why Is It Important?

Ash Wednesday

What Is Lent And Why Is It Important? Lent is a Catholic fasting and penance period which start in late February. The first day of Lent is Ash Wednesday.   In Catholicism, Ash Wednesday is  spiritually significant.  During mass on Ash Wednesday the faithful get a cross of ashes placed on their foreheads. What is Ash Wednesday? Pope Gelasius I instituted this feast to honor Bishop Thaddeus of Ephesus. His feast day is celebrated on the Tuesday of Lent, which was the first week of Lent. The Catholic Church celebrates the…

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Friday Fish Fry – #WordlessWednesday with #linky on a Tuesday

On Fridays during Lent our church holds an all you can eat fish fry to benefit the youth group’s summer mission. I took the kids to it this past Friday and they enjoyed all the delicious food.  Do you have any traditions for Lent? This is our Wordless Wednesday for the week. Visit these great blogs for more Wordless Wednesdays.           Rules of this #BlogHop Grab our button for your blog so I know that you are linking up here. Add your Wordless Wednesday Link Leave…

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