Contributed by Robert Butler on Mar 15, 2021
Contrition is the entire process of fasting, prayer, confession and repentance through amending one's behavior and making right those wrongs which don't hurt others.
“Lent is one of the oldest observations on the Christian calendar. Like all Christian holy days and holidays, it has changed over the years, but its purpose has always been the same:
demonstrated by self-denial,
in preparation for Easter.
Early church father