Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent, the time of fasting and preparation for Easter. The Old Testament book of Jonah tells of a city of sinners that humble themselves by wearing rags and ashes. After God saw everyone from the King to the beasts turn from their evil ways, our Lord spared them.
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there is a spiritual lent commitment like praying and fasting and there is another personal commitment like giving up something besides meat. Like your phone tv internet or a favorite meal.
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Catholics give up something because they are great full for what Jesus did for us
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