Today Ash Wednesday: Christians to start 40 days fasting

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Today Ash Wednesday: Christians to start 40 days fasting

40 days fasting started on Ash Wednesday. Rituals is said to take place in all churches tomorrow. Christian said to celebrate Easter day at the occasion Jesus Christ resurrection. 40 days before Easter known as Lent season. First day of Lent begins with Ash Wedneday.

During Lent days, Christians stop from eating meat. They move on for charitable acts. There will be no marriages or celebrations at these 40 days. Every Friday, Way of Cross is said to be held. Stations of Cross on the path Jesus bore his way to crucifixion. At lent season all  parishioners of a church will go on a pilgrimage as one family.
Easter festival is said to be celebrated on 16th April. 40 days lent  to be observed before the festival. In a way Christians said to start 40 days fasting tomorrow. Holy masses and adoration to be held in many churches.
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