Lent (Latin: Quadragesima: Fortieth) is a solemn religious observance in the
liturgical calendar that begins on Ash Wednesday and ends approximately six ...
What is Lent? 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?
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
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 ...
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.
the 40 weekdays from Ash Wednesday to Easter observed by the Roman
Catholic, Eastern, and some Protestant churches as a period of penitence and
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...
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 ...
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.
A resource for Lent and Easter that defines when is lent, the lenten season, and
the meaning of lent.