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, ...
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, ...
On the Christian calendar, Lent is the 40-day period from Ash Wednesday to
Easter. When it was first observed in the fourth century, its focus was on ...
A: Lent is the forty day period before Easter, excluding Sundays, which begins on
Ash Wednesday and ends on Holy Saturday (the day before Easter Sunday).
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...
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 ...
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,