Lent (Latin: Quadragesima: Fortieth) is a solemn religious observance in the
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What are the origins of Lent? Did the Church always have this time before Easter
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The Early History of Lent. B y N i c h o l a s V . R u s s o. The season of lent
appears after the council of Nicea. With so many biblical precedents, did it really
THE HISTORY OF LENT by Abbot Gueranger O.S.B. THE forty days' fast, which
we call Lent, is the Church's preparation for Easter, and was instituted at the ...
Feb 22, 2012 ... Since springtime is the time we celebrate Easter, the word “Lent” was adopted to
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People who observe Lent may be religious, dedicated and sincere—but they are
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Lent was originally a Germanic word for the season of Spring and the Anglo-
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