The penitential season of Lent is the time of forty days beginning from Ash Wednesday until Holy Thursday before the Lord’s Supper. It is a season in the Liturgical year which commemorates the forty days Jesus fasted and prayed in the wilderness before he began his public ministry. Six Sundays are within the season with Passion Sunday marking the beginning of Holy Week. Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday set the Triduum/three days before Easter Sunday.
Through an understanding of the story behind Christ's Holy Cross, as presented by Holy Tradition, God comes into our lives, and we develop a personal relationship with Him which changes the way we see the world around us. Moreover, the blessed message behind this story not only has a direct, positive, transformative impact on us; but also infuences on our faith, vocations, relationships, families and efforts to behave as one family of God.
The mystery of the Cross ought to occupy our Christian life. Throughout the history of the Church, the Saints focused on the profound reality of the mystery of the Cross.
The penitential season of Lent is the period of forty days beginning on Ash Wednesday. It is a season of the Church year which commemorates the forty days Jesus fasted and prayed in the wilderness before he began his public ministry of preaching for repentance. Six Sundays are within the season, the last, Passion Sunday, marks the beginning of Holy Week. Holy Thursday begins the Triduum “three days” before Easter day, which includes Good Friday and Holy Saturday.
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