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Lent (Latin: Quadragesima: Fortieth) is a solemn religious observance in the liturgical calendar that begins on Ash Wednesday and ends approximately six ...

Lent 101 - The Upper Room

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Lent is a season of the Christian Year where Christians focus on simple living, prayer, and fasting in order to grow closer to God. When is Lent? It's the forty days  ...

FAQs About Lent - Easter / Lent - Catholic Life - Catholic Online

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The key to understanding the meaning of Lent is simple: Baptism. Preparation for Baptism and for renewing baptismal commitment lies at the heart of the season ...

Lent - United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

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We address that theme in our printable 40 Days of Mercy 2016 Lent calendar which offers ideas for prayer, reflection and action during the Lenten season.

CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Lent - New Advent

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The Teutonic word Lent, which we employ to denote the forty days' fast preceding Easter, originally meant no more than the spring season. Still it has been used ...

Lent & Easter 2016 – When is Lent, Lenten, Lenten Season ... - EWTN

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A resource for Lent and Easter that defines when is lent, the lenten season, and the meaning of lent.

The Season of Lent - History, Customs, Traditions, Images

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Feb 9, 2016 ... Accurate and Reliable information about Lent from the most popular Christian holiday website. Lent History, Definition, Images, Worship ...

History of Lent - Catholic Education Resource Center

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What are the origins of Lent? Did the Church always have this time before Easter ? Lent is a special time of prayer, penance, sacrifice and good works...

What is the meaning of Lent? - GotQuestions.org Home

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During Lent, participants eat sparingly or give up a particular food or habit. It's not uncommon for people to give up smoking during Lent, or to swear off watching ...

Lent - Call to Conversion - Frequently Asked Questions

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Why do Catholics fast and give things up during Lent? Why are there ashes on Ash Wednesday and palms on Palm Sunday? When does Lent end? Find the ...

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Lent
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - Saturday, March 26, 2016
Lent is the Christian season of preparation before Easter. In Western Christianity, Ash Wednesday marks the first day, or the start of the season of Lent, which begins 40 days prior to Easter (Sundays are not included in the count).
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Easter / Lent - Catholic Life - Catholic Online

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For most people the easiest practice to consistently fulfill will be the traditional one, to abstain from meat on all Fridays of the year. During Lent abstinence from  ...

What is Lent and why does it last forty days? | The United Methodist ...

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Lent is a season of forty days, not counting Sundays, which begins on Ash Wednesday and ends on Holy Saturday. Lent comes from the Anglo Saxon word  ...

The Season of Lent - CRI/Voice

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Dec 14, 2015 ... Information about the Christian Season of Lent from a Protestant perspective; reflections on its significance as part of the celebration of Easter.