|Lent begins Wednesday, February 22, 2012, and ends Thursday,April 5, 2012.|
From Ashes to Glory. An Amazing Opportunity Is Before You Now. Will You Go?
Lent in the Christian tradition, is the period of the liturgical year from Ash Wednesday to Easter. The traditional purpose of Lent is preparation of the believer — through prayer, repentance, alms giving and self-denial — for the annual commemoration during Holy Week of the Death and Resurrection of Jesus, which recalls the events linked to the Passion of Christ and culminates in Easter, the celebration of the Resurrection of Jesus Christ.According to the Canonical gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke, Jesus spent forty days fasting in the desert before the beginning of his public ministry, where he endured temptation by Satan. BUT THERE IS MORE. LET US CONSIDER THIS TOGETHER.