man standing in front of a cross with one arm raised

Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent in the Christian faith


Lent is the season of the Christian church year from Ash Wednesday to Easter.


To observe Lent some people commit to fasting or to giving up certain types of luxury during Lent .

In this article, Scott Hubbard explains how Protestants first rejected, but now embrace Lent and offers resources on observing Lent in a new way.


to the cross that the christian is challenged to follow his master. quote Hans Urs Von Balthasar
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Hans Urs von Balthasar, (born August 12, 1905, Lucerne, Switzerland—died June 26, 1988, Basel), Swiss Roman Catholic theologian


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FAITH HOPE LOVE in block letters
Faith ,Hope ,and Love


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