Biblical and Historic Roots of Lent / Ash Wednesday: Fasting and Abstinence

2/13/24 7am CT Hour – William Albrecht/Fr. John Gordon

  • John and Glen chat about the winter storm affecting the East Coast, the Senate passing aid bill for Israel, Taiwan, and Ukraine, and the new record set of Super Bowl viewership.
  • (14:02) William talks about where do the practices of fasting and the ashes come from based on the bible and how fasting has been part of the Church since the early beginning.
  • (32:49) Fr. John shares what priest do on Fat Tuesday as they prepare for lent and talks about what fasting and abstinence is all about.
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