is observed on
the days between Ash Wednesday (46 days before Easter) and Holy Saturday (the day before Easter).
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 ...
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 prayer and fasting before Easter. ... Leo I calls it the greatest
feast, and says that Christmas is celebrated only in preparation for Easter...
Feb 12, 2016 ... What Is Lent? 2. What Is Easter? 3. Lent and Fasting. 4. Orthodox Easter. 5.
Celebrating Advent. About.com · About Religion & Spirituality ...
Jun 22, 2009 ... Whereas Easter celebrates the resurrection of Jesus after his death on the cross,
Lent recalls the events leading up to and including Jesus' ...
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 20, 2012 ... Last week, we noted that our Lent email devotionals are online and set to begin
this Wednesday, February 22. (If you haven't signed up yet, ...
Aug 30, 2016 ... Celebrates/Symbolizes : Jesus' wilderness fast; Preparation for Easter Alternate
Names : Great Lent Scriptural References : Matthew 4:1-11; ...