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Ash Wednesday: Cleric urges Christians to be peaceful, loving
|Ash Wednesday: Cleric urges Christians to be peaceful, loving by Flex: 10:05 am On March 1, 2017|
A cleric, Rev. Fr. Philip Jamang, has urged Christians to be peaceful and loving through out the lent season, as Catholics, and other orthodox churches all over the world mark the Ash Wednesday.
Jamang, who is the Parish Priest, Church of Assumption, Chongo Pyel, Jos, made the call in an interview on Wednesday in Jos.
Ash Wednesday kick starts the lent season; the 40-day prayer and fasting season.
The cleric said the lent season operates on a tripod that encourages Fasting, Prayer, and Alms Giving.
He said Christians must use the lent period to imitate Christ by showing undiluted love and kindness to those in need.
He also urged Christians to remain peaceful in all their dealings and at all times.
“It is fitting for Christians to imitate Christ during this 40-day fasting and prayer.
The priest also called on Christians to use the lent period and pray for Nigeria
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