Lent (Latin: Quadragesima: Fortieth) is a solemn religious observance in the
liturgical calendar .... Lent is a season of grief that necessarily ends with a great
celebration of Easter. Thus, it is ...
Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Season of Lent. ... On Palm Sunday,
we celebrate the first joy of the season, as we celebrate Our Lord's triumphant ...
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
Lent is a season of the Christian Year where Christians focus on simple living,
prayer, and fasting in .... Christians from many different traditions celebrate Lent.
How to Celebrate Lent. Lent is a Christian tradition that is observed in many
denominations. It is the hallowed forty-day period of sacrifice leading up to Jesus'
Dates of Lent in 2017, 2018, 2019 and beyond, plus more information about Lent.
... reflection and contemplation in preparation for the celebration of Easter.
Feb 9, 2016 ... Lent starts on Feb 10, known as Ash Wednesday, and ends on Holy Saturday,
the day ... But why do we celebrate it and how is it celebrated?
Feb 10, 2010 ... An extreme example of the Baptist neglect of Lent is the longtime celebration by
one Baptist college of the week prior to Easter Sunday as ...
"What did you give up for Lent?" I had grown up in Baptist and other conservative
evangelical churches, so my friend's question held no meaning. I figured it was ...
Unlike New Year's, Christmas, Halloween, St. Valentine's Day and other pagan
holidays that are celebrated by the secular, non-religious world, the Lenten ...