A 40-day long holiday celebrated by Catholics where they give up something to show how much they love The Baby Jesus.
Most people give up one specific thing, like, say eating cake, or something.
How Dr. Colbert Recognized LentEdit
- 2007: gave up sweetsEpisode #222
- 2008: gave up mirrorsEpisode #360
- 2009: giving up listeningEpisode #517
How The Kids These Days Recognize LentEdit
Kids these days! What are you gonna do? They say the strangest things and wear the strangest clothes!
But, if there's one thing you can count on with America's children: they love them some Baby Jesus! And so, it is with that love in their hearts, they never miss an official Catholic Holiday--celebrating every Feast Day for every saint, no matter how minor! There are even plans to make a Guitar Mass Hero video game!
America's children are also texting each other about what they plan to give up for Lent as The Heavenly Father instructed.
Here is only a partial list of all the things America's children will be giving up for Lent:
- having sex with their teachers
Here is only a partial list of all the things wannabe Catholics like RFK Jr. will be giving up for Lent:
- Carbon emissions
- One-time use plastic shopping bags
What Will The Heroes Be Giving Up This Year?Edit
Starting in 2009, they are expected to post what they will be giving up so other Heroes will feel they need to give up more in order to compete for Dr. Colbert's affections.
Please list the things you will be giving up in honor of Dr. Colbert giving up for Jesus.
begins February 25