Fiji Time: 9:09 AM on Sunday 26 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

LENTEN SEASON

Source - Methodist, Catholic Churches
Wednesday, March 05, 2014

* Lent is mostly observed for 40 days.

* It commemorates the 40 days during which Jesus spent fasting in the desert where he endured temptation

* During Lent, many of the faithful give up certain types of luxuries such as yaqona, alcohol or meat

* Its purpose is the preparation of the believer through prayer, penance, repentance of sins, almsgiving, atonement and self-denial





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Chelsea's Costa could play against Man Utd
  2. PM's worry
  3. 'Cyclones for Fiji'
  4. Rain expected to stay
  5. Indian Prime Minister likely to visit
  6. Robbery suspects in police custody
  7. Probe into cause of death, identity
  8. $3.5m development
  9. 'No jurisdiction'
  10. Tribute to women

Top Stories this Week

  1. Death shocks family Monday (20 Oct)
  2. Inside Fiji sevens Tuesday (21 Oct)
  3. Budget overspent Wednesday (22 Oct)
  4. Kepa's not weak Friday (24 Oct)
  5. Public access Tuesday (21 Oct)
  6. Full pay while on leave Friday (24 Oct)
  7. Forgery suspect still in remand Tuesday (21 Oct)
  8. $20m in excess Wednesday (22 Oct)
  9. Ryan's fight to help 7s Friday (24 Oct)
  10. $11.9m in arrears Wednesday (22 Oct)