Today’s Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Lenten Season

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Today’s Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Lenten Season for members of the Catholic faith. It is 40 days of prayer, purification and penance made through faith.

It commemorates the 40 days Jesus Christ fasted in the desert while finding the promised land and returning to the law of his Holy Father.

Lent is one of the most important liturgies of the church.It commemorates the death and resurrection of Christ. It is a journey toward calvary of the cross. It is a real time of renewal and cleansing.”

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