About Lent

Lent is a 46 day period with 40 days of fasting leading up to Easter. It's 46 days because we do not fast on Sundays. During this time of reflection, we read the scriptures, pray, and seek a closer connection with God through fasting. We fast in order to examine our hearts and our relationship … Continue reading About Lent

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My First Lent

For years my mother has celebrated Lent, the season of prayer, fasting, and consecration leading up to Easter. Each year I watched her offer up to God things like sweets, fried foods, and sodas. She is always dedicated and believes her fasting truly brings her closer to God. This year, I'm celebrating Lent for the … Continue reading My First Lent