The Church adapted the use of ashes to mark the beginning of the penitential season of Lent, when we remember our mortality and mourn for our sins. Description from queenbeeworld.wordpress.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
Ash Wednesday is traditionally a day of fasting and the beginning of the Lenten season that leads us to Easter Sunday. Many people today still fast, or “give up” something for Lent as a form of self-denial and connecting to the sufferings of Christ.
The idea of giving something up for Lent might be a little intimidating for some of your students. So here are some not-so-typical ideas you can suggest and use as a conversation starter to help explain why this season is so important:
Looking for ways to introduce the season of Lent to your children? These lenten tags, with ideas for prayer, fasting and alms giving, are simple ways to love the season. This free lenten printable is a tool to help you make the Lenten season meaningful, for you and y our children.
hen you hear the word lent what comes to mind? Many people don’t know the difference…LINT OR LENT? Is it something in your belly button or your dryer? What about a season of the church year designed to bring you closer to jesus