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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 ...

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


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  ...

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


The length of the Lenten fast was established in the 4th century as 46 days (40 days, not counting Sundays). During Lent, participants eat sparingly or give up a  ...

What is Lent? | Bible Gateway Blog


Feb 20, 2012 ... Last week, we noted that our Lent email devotionals are online and set to begin this Wednesday, February 22. (If you haven't signed up yet, ...

BBC - Religions - Christianity: Lent


Jun 22, 2009 ... Lent is the period of forty days which comes before Easter in the Christian calendar, traditionally a time of fasting and reflection. It is preceded ...

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Jan 27, 2015 ... Lent is a time of repentance and self-examination of the heart. We pray that this video will help you understand the meaning of Lent as we ...

The True Meaning of Lent - Rcg.org


According to the Catholic Encyclopedia, “the real aim of Lent is, above all else, to prepare men for the celebration of the death and Resurrection of Christ…the ...

What is Lent? - Blog | What's in the Bible?


Feb 22, 2012 ... What is Lent? Read this informative summary of the history of Lent and how Christians came to celebrate it during the 40 days before Easter....

How to practice lent | CRS Rice Bowl


Lent is our time of preparation. During these 40 days, we ponder what it means to "give up, take up and lift up." Using the spiritual practices of prayer,

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Jan 25, 2015 ... http://www.crsricebowl.org/what-is-lent/ http://www.crsricebowl.org/es/que-es-la- cuaresma/ (Click "CC" to activate Spanish subtitles)
Lent 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).
Lent began Wednesday, February 10, 2016 this year.
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Lent 101 - The Upper Room


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  ...

Easter / Lent - Catholic Life - Catholic Online


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 How Is the Lenten Season Observed? - Christianity


Feb 12, 2016 ... Lent is the Christian season of preparation before Easter. The Lenten season is a time when many Christians observe a period of fasting, ...