Self-Righteous Christian Tool: I switched to low-carb beer.
2 - the 40 days immediately following Mardi Gras, when all sins from that day are supposedly forgiven, regardless.
Lent is commemoration of the temptation of Jesus Christ and also the Last Supper, His betrayal, arrest, crucifixion and death. Three days later, however, He was raised from the dead. This festival is called Easter.
It is a tradition in the Western churches to "give up" a pleasure or comfort during Lent.
Lent is the time for Christians to fight especially hard in their spiritual warfare against evil and worldly lusts, and to focus on the righteousness and new life we have through Christ.
Sorry, I'm going to miss that party because my parents are forcing me to church again.
Deadpool gives up killing for lent.