Thursday, February 23, 2012

Christians Start Season of Lent

Malaysian Christians started the season of Lent on Wednesday. This day is also called Ash Wednesday. It is the 40 days of fast and prayers leading to Easter. In Malaysia Lent is observed more prominently by Catholics although other denominations like Anglican and Methodist do observe this period. Usually the Catholic Churches here have official event to mark the start of Lent. The other denominations usually practice it privately and usually there is no special church service to mark the start of this period.

More importantly it is the meaning of Lent and what Christians should do durng this period.

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