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Rev.-Dr-Paulinus-Ezeokafor

Ash Wednesday/Valentine Day Clash, Blessing In Disguise – Bishop Ezeokafor

the Christendom marks Ash Wednesday which coincides with Valentine’s Day today, Christian faithful have been enjoined to seize the period to extend love to one another.

Most Reverend Paulinus Ezeokafor, Catholic Bishop of Awka diocese, who gave the advice in a chat with newsmen, said the season offers Christians opportunity to draw closer to God in prayer, fasting and meditation.

He said it was a blessing that this year’s celebration coincided with the Valentine day which is marked every 14th day of February of the year.

The Catholic clergy explained that as Ash Wednesday which marks the beginning of the Lenten season signifies sacrifice, so also is Valentine day which is a good blend.

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