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 ...
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'
Jun 22, 2009 ... Lent is the period of forty days which comes before Easter in the ... The western
church excludes Sundays (which is celebrated as the day of ...
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 ...
Lent is a time of spiritual preparation for the most important religious holiday for
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 ...
The last week of Lent begins with Palm Sunday, which celebrates the day Jesus
entered Jerusalem and the people lay down palms at his feet. The last day of ...
The length of the Lenten fast was established in the 4th century as 46 days (40
days, not counting Sundays). During Lent, participants eat sparingly or give up a
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 ...