Lent (Latin: Quadragesima: Fortieth) is a solemn religious observance in the
liturgical calendar ... In Lent, many Christians commit to fasting or giving up
certain types of luxuries as a form of pe...
Feb 11, 2016 ... Giving up something for Lent sometimes evokes head-scratching in ... Lent, the
period of 40 days that precedes the celebration of Easter, has ...
For many Catholics, Lent means giving up a favorite food or recreation. These
small sacrifices are in keeping with the penitential nature of the season. But.
Feb 12, 2016 ... If you're someone who isn't familiar with Lent, you may be wondering, “Why do
people give things up for Lent? Actually, what is Lent? And what ...
United Methodist pastors asked people what they were sacrificing for Lent. It's an
age-old debate: whether to give up something or do something extra for Lent.
Decide if you want to "give up" something. Lent is based on sacrifice, so most
Catholics choose to stop eating a favorite food or pursuing a favorite activity.
Feb 21, 2015 ... For Western Christianity, February 18 was Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent.
For as long as I can remember, I have heard Roman Catholics ...
People are still encouraged "to give up something" for Lent as a sacrifice. (An
interesting note is that technically on Sundays and solemnities like St. Joseph's ...
Giving up something for Lent; eating fish on Fridays and fasting from meat; alms-
giving, prayer, and penance are some common Catholic practices during the ...
Feb 5, 2016 ... (The list covers tweets from February 7 to 13 that mention giving up something for
Lent and, except as noted, excludes retweets.) ...