What to Give Up for Lent

Lent is the time of year in the church in which we reflect and prepare for Easter. We are asked to give up something that means a lot to us for 40 days as a way to represent Jesus’s sacrifice during his journey through the desert for that amount of time. Some people give up chocolate or other delicious treats, but what about giving up things that are not as traditional? Here are some items you could be giving up during Lent rather than just meat on Friday’s.

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Saint Nicholas Day

Observed December 6th

Saint Nicholas day is quickly approaching! Make sure you have your shoes out in front of your door so he will give you special treats inside to all the good boys and girls! You may wonder why we leave shoes out, and you may also wonder who this St. Nicholas guy is opposed to Santa. Here are some fun facts about this fun, festive holiday that is celebrated around the world!

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