Putting “Lent” and “Ash Wednesday” into perspective

I wrote about Lent several years ago. It’s worth bringing this up every year, I think: For all you Catholics out there, [yesterday was] “Ash Wednesday”. It’s the beginning of the Lent season – the 40 days prior to Easter, a very old tradition of the early church. For all you Protestants, you should know …

Ash Wednesday and the practice of Lent

For all you Catholics out there, today is “Ash Wednesday,” (sorry I’m posting this in the evening). It’s the beginning of the Lent season – the 40 days prior to Easter, a very old tradition of the early church. For all you Protestants, you should know that there’s a difference between “tradition” and “Tradition” in …