On & Off Duty Issue 1089 March 2022

March 1, 2022 CPAUK

Early Christian writings dating back to the 4th Century record the tradition of fasting before Easter. At that time, bread, vegetables, salt and water were permitted. All meat and wine were forbidden. It was also a period of alms giving, self reflection, simplicity and sincerity. Lent is still observed by Christians today…