Tag : Lent season
Preparing for Easter 2016 title : Easter 2016: How Christians Observe Lent in Preparation for Christ’s Death and Resurrection
summary : After getting marked with ash this Ash Wednesday, Christians have begun to prepare for Easter Sunday to be celebrated on March 27. As we enter the season of Lent, it is expected that believers will carry out actions and behaviors in a penitential manner by fasting, or abstinence, such as giving up certain habits.
date : Feb 12, 2016 01:23 PM EST
Ash Wednesday title : When Is Easter 2016? Ash Wednesday Marks Start of Lent - 40 Days Until Christ's Death and Resurrection
summary : As the Lenten season begins this Wednesday, Feb. 10, Christians all over the world aim to emulate the actions of Jesus Christ and make the necessary preparations for celebrating Easter within these 40 days of atonement, prayer and fasting.
date : Feb 09, 2016 08:54 PM EST
Chinese New Year title : Year of the Goat: Christians Face Dilemma Celebrating Chinese New Year as Ash Wednesday Begins
summary : This year, the Year of the Goat and Ash Wednesday fall just a day apart, with Chinese New Year on the 19th, and first day of Lent on Feb. 18, presenting a dilemma for devout Christians across Asia.
date : Feb 17, 2015 07:25 PM EST