The Practice of Lent

Posted on March 4, 2014

Growing up Roman Catholic meant that Lent was a big deal. I’m not sure I could have told you why it was such a big deal other than my parents made me give up something that was near and dear to my heart, depending on how old I was, for 40 days straight (pop, candy, video games, etc.). I could never quite understand why my “favorite” chores weren’t valid options for being “given up” but regardless, something was going to be missed.

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