Mercedes Lashmet
Mercedes Lashmet voted up Dark Majinn's answer

Perhaps it is a unified ceremony in that respect.

If "Lent" be a particular calendar date (which it is), then the unified effort of this particular denomination would be acting in accordance at the same time, thereby engaging in worship (of a sorts), together.

Mercedes Lashmet
Mercedes Lashmet voted up Tom Jackson's answer

I'm not sure that a Catholic would agree that Lent is for us "Reaching for God together."

And I'm not sure that Dark Majiin, an atheist who has rejected Catholicism, has any insight as to how it might be characterized that way.

Personally, I find such a phrase far too general and unrelated to the Catholic take … Read more

Mercedes Lashmet
Mercedes Lashmet voted up Rooster Cogburn's answer

I like my horse just the way he is ! I wouldn't want it any other way!