Lent: A Time for Renewal

Lent: A Time for Change and Renewal

by Melannie Svoboda SND on February 11, 2013

When we receive ashes on Ash Wednesday, we may hear these words: “Turn away from sin and be faithful to the gospel.” The phrase “turn away” implies a change—a change in direction. Yes, Lent is a time for change, but it also is a time for renewal. And change and renewal are not necessarily synonymous.

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