Each winter the Church of Rome and some others who profess Christianity observe a period of time called Lent. It begins after many have celebrated Mardi Gras or Carnaval. Those in the Roman Catholic faith also observe Ash Wednesday. Are any of these biblical observances? Where did they come from? Did the apostles keep them? Should you keep them? Dr. Thiel answers these questions and more?
Holy Mass on Ash Wednesday, with Pope Francis from St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican 10 February 2016 HD