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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lent

Lent (Latin: Quadragesima: Fortieth) is a solemn religious observance in the Christian liturgical ... commit to fasting, as well as "giving up" certain luxuries in order to "replicate the sacrifice of Jesus Christ's journey into the desert for 40 days.

www.catholicsistas.com/2013/02/your-handy-dandy-list-to-lenten-sacrifices

Feb 12, 2013 ... Your Handy-Dandy List to Lenten Sacrifices. 11 comments. by: Kerri Baunach. Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday and most of us have already been ...

www.catholic.org/lent/faq.php

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 ...

biblestudyforcatholics.com/lenten-sacrifice

Feb 27, 2017 ... As Lent has come upon us again, we spiritually focus on penitent preparation for the passion, death, and resurrection of Christ. As our Bishops ...

lifeteen.com/blog/how-lent-can-save-your-life

But what can the lenten sacrifice really do for us? Traditionally, we know it can give us a taste of Christ's sacrifice, a reminder to pray more, or even a sense of ...

bustedhalo.com/ministry-resources/in-defense-of-lenten-sacrifice

Feb 22, 2016 ... In Defense of Lenten Sacrifice. Does "adding something" really add to your Lenten experience? How traditional sacrifice can bring you closer to ...

bustedhalo.com/ministry-resources/why-do-we-give-up-something-for-lent

Feb 17, 2017 ... Giving up something for Lent might seem like just another eccentricity ... of some small pleasure or indulgence and offer that sacrifice up to God.

www.christianitytoday.com/news/2017/february/what-to-give-up-for-lent-2017-twitter-top-100-ideas.html

Feb 27, 2017 ... Here is Smith's final tally of the top 100 most-mentioned Lenten sacrifices (both serious and cynical) in 2017. (The list covers tweets from ...

time.com/3714056/pope-francis-lent-2015-fasting

Feb 18, 2015 ... Pope Francis has a different idea for Catholics' Lenten fasting this year. ... But this isn't to downplay the role of sacrifice during the Lenten ...

www.umc.org/news-and-media/pastors-debate-value-of-lenten-sacrifices

"I have to say that is a very poor view of the Lenten discipline of sacrifice. It's like giving up chocolate. In what way will that help you grow closer to God? Instead ...