May 24, 2018

Ash Wednesday: Priest urges Christians to be discreet in fasting, alms giving (Guardian)

Ash Wednesday: Priest urges Christians to be discreet in fasting, alms giving (Guardian)

Rev. Fr Stanley Aroh, Parish Priest of St. Rita Catholic Church, Mararaba, Nasarawa state, has called on Christians to be discreet when carrying out their Lenten services of fasting and alms giving.

Aroh, who made the call during a Mass to celebrate the Ash Wednesday in Mararaba, Nasarawa state, urged Christians not to look gloomy because they are fasting.

He said Christians were not supposed to announce to the world when giving alms, adding; ‘you don’t need to blow your trumpet.’ Read more

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