Question by  Mkultra (24)

What is the significance of Lenten season?

I know it is preparation for Easter.


Answer by  maxwell (289)

This is the time for reflection remembering the agony death of Jesus on the cross at Calvary. Easter is the celebration after Lent when Jesus rises from the dead.


Answer by  squirt (193)

It represents the peak of Christ's ministry. and His time in Jerusalem. It is also the time when catholic believers purify themselves to accept Christ's sacrife.


Answer by  tamkees (3203)

Beginning with Ash Wednesday, the 40 days before Easter is a time of rememberance, penitence and preparation for Christ's death and resurrection. During this season, converts to Christianity (called catechumens) prepare for entry into the Body of Christ. Many people will give up something or take on something extra as both an act of obedience and an offering to God.


Answer by  elynne (1153)

It is a period of self examination and preparation for ones heart and mind for expereinceing the love and gift of christ presences in our life at Easter


Answer by  monkeyz (3150)

Lent is a forty day period during which Christians are supposed to sacrifice and fast to become closer to Jesus. The forty days is to represent the forty days that Jesus spent fasting in the wilderness.

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