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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 ...

When is Lent 2017 & 2018? Dates of Lent - Calendarpedia


Lent is the annual period of Christian observance that precedes Easter. The dates of Lent are defined by the date of Easter, which is a moveable feast, meaning ...

When Is Lent? (In This and Other Years) - Catholicism - About.com


Jan 9, 2016 ... Lent, the season of penance and prayer before Easter, changes every year. Find the dates of Lent this year, previous years, and future years.

Dates for the Beginning and End of Lent 2016


Lent is the season of penance and prayer before Easter. Find the dates of Lent 2016.

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  ...

When Does Lent Start, End & Over: 2016 Dates, How Long Is It ...


Feb 5, 2016 ... Check out all the info on Lent 2016, the dates of when it starts and ends, as well as how long until it's over.

When Does Lent Start In 2016? Facts You Need To Know About The ...


Feb 8, 2016 ... Besides Roman Catholics, other western Christian groups that observe Lent include Methodists, Presbyterians, Lutherans and Anglicans.

When is Lent 2016? When does Lent start and end? - Wales Online


Jan 13, 2016 ... Whether you're just wondering what it's all about or want to know the dates for Lent, here's what you need to know.

FAQs About Lent - Easter / Lent - Catholic Life - Catholic Online


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 ...

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  ...