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What is Lent?
Lent is our time of preparation for Easter.
How long is the season of Lent?
Lent is forty days.
When does Lent begin?
Lent begins on Ash Wednesday.
What do the ashes we receive on Ash Wednesday mean?
The ashes are a sign that we are sorry for our sins and we look forward to life with God forever.
What sacraments are important to celebrate during the season of Lent?
Penance and the Eucharist.
How do we make a special effort to follow Jesus during Lent?
We do this through prayer, penance and acts of love and mercy.
What are the Three Days?
The Three Days celebrate that Jesus passed from death to new life.
How are the Three Days a bridge?
They take us from the season of Lent to the season of Easter.
Which days are the Three Days?
Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday.
What do we remember on Holy Thursday?
The Last Supper and that Jesus gave himself to us in the Eucharist.
What do we remember on Good Friday?
We remember the suffering and Death of Jesus on the cross.
What happens on Holy Saturday?
The Easter candle is lit.
What do we do on Easter Sunday?
We listen to the story of Jesus' Resurrection.
What are two of the three very important things we remember during Lent?
We belong to God through Baptism. Jesus died and rose to bring us new life.