Lent (Latin: Quadragesima: Fortieth) is a solemn religious observance in the
liturgical calendar that begins on Ash Wednesday and ends approximately six ...
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
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
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, ...
Let's examine Lent, its practices and customs, its historic and religious origins,
and its true meaning from the Bible's perspective, not from the “traditions of men”
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 Lent? Welcome to the Lenten Workshop! As we enter this season in the
spirit of the Church and of her liturgy we seek to wash away the stains of sin and
Interesting facts and information on Lent 2014, the period of forty days which
comes before Easter in the Christian calendar. Why forty days?
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....