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 the Christian Year where Christians focus on simple living,
prayer, and fasting in .... Christians from many different traditions celebrate Lent.
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'
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 ...
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' ...
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 ...
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 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 forty-day period of time that proceeds the Catholic holiday commonly ....
mention that the Eastern Orthodox Church does not celebrate Ash Wednesday.