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 ...
Feb 12, 2016 ... Many churches that observe Lent, celebrate Shrove Tuesday. Traditionally,
pancakes are eaten on Shrove Tuesday (the day before Ash ...
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.
Lent 101. cross. What is Lent? Lent is a season of the Christian Year where
Christians focus on .... Christians from many different traditions celebrate Lent.
Jul 3, 2008 ... "The 40 days of Lent" has always been more of a metaphor than a literal ....
Sundays are considered "little Easters," days we should celebrate ...
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 ...
Dec 14, 2015 ... Information about the Christian Season of Lent from a Protestant perspective;
reflections on its significance as part of the celebration of Easter.
Lent is a special time of prayer, penance, sacrifice and good works in preparation
of the celebration of Easter. In the desire to renew the liturgical practices of the ...