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Lent - Wikipedia

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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 ...

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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 is Lent 2017 & 2018? Dates of Lent - Calendarpedia

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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

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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.

When is Lent in 2017? - When-Is.com

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In Western Christianity Lent begins on Ash Wednesday and concludes on Holy Saturday. The six Sundays in Lent are not counted among the forty days of lent ...

When Does Lent Start? (In This and Other Years) - Catholicism

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Learn how the start of Lent is determined, and find the date when Lent begins in this, previous, and future years.

Lent 101 - The Upper Room

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When is Lent? It's the forty days before Easter. Lent excludes Sundays because every Sunday is like a little Easter. Basically, it's about one-tenth of a year (like a  ...

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

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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.

FAQs About Lent - Easter / Lent - Catholic Online

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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 ...

When is Lent? - How many days until

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Lent is the 40 weekdays from Ash Wednesday until Easter. It is a period observed by Christians as preparation for Easter, involving fasting and penitence. In the ...