Faith’n’Family – Lenten Traditions and Practices

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Today we dig into Lenten traditions and practices, including fasting, personal piety, prayer, special worship services, and colors and songs of Lent. Guest Rev. Randy Asburry, pastor of Hope Lutheran Church in St. Louis, Missouri, talks about why and how to fast during Lent. In the second segment, guest Rev. William Weedon, Director of Worship for the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod and Chaplain for the LCMS International Center, covers the history of Lent and the traditions of the church during this season. Learn more about the seasons of the church year at

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