We are in the season of Lent, which is the period from Ash Wednesday 17th February to Easter Sunday 4th April 2021.
Traditionally Lent allows us to remember when Jesus fasted and prayed in the wilderness for 40 days and nights before starting his ministry.
It reminds us that at the end of Lent to remember the sacrifice of Jesus.
It signifies a huge test of will power shown by Jesus and is a time when we can do something to help ourselves and other people.
Three things we can do:
Interesting facts for this time to remember:
Purple is the Christian colour of the year.
The actual time between Ash Wednesday and Easter Sunday is 46 days, but contained in the time are 6 Sundays.