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Christians tasked on healthy fasting at Lent

Drink firm, La Casera Apple, has commended Christians in the country currently observing the Lenten fast leading up to Easter celebrations. The period of Lent is a time of solemn observance and preparation for the celebration of the death and resurrection of Jesus, started 21 days ago with Ash Wednesday.     The apple soft drink, […]
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Lent: Pray for Nigeria, Edo deputy governor urges Christians

Edo Deputy Governor, Mr Philip Shaibu, on Wednesday advised Christians to pray to God for Nigeria to overcome the security challenges being experienced in some parts of the federation, as they observe the Lenten season. Shaibu made the remark while delivering a message during the marking of the Ash Wednesday at the Government House Chapel, […]
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Lent: Catholic priest cautions Christians against unholy practices

Reverend Father John Oluoma, Parish Priest, Christ The King Catholic Church, Kubwa in Abuja, on Wednesday cautioned Christians against unholy practices, during and after the Lent period. Olouma gave the counsel while speaking to newsmen on the observation of Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent season by Catholics all over the world. The priest said […]
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Lent is here again

Next Wednesday is Ash Wednesday, which signals the beginning of Lent. Lent is a solemn season when Christians, especially of the orthodox fold, engage in fasting (some denominations have already commenced their fasting), abstinence, repentance, moderation, mortification of the flesh and almsgiving. Usually, many people fast and abstain from certain activities (not necessarily sinful) that have become part of their regular living.
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