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In the Roman Rite, the definition of Lent varies according to different documents. Lent ends on either Holy Thursday or Good ...

www.catholic.org/lent/faq.php

FAQ about Easter and Lent. Here are some of the frequently asked questions about Easter and Lent for Catholics.

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Lent is a season of prayer and fasting before Easter. The season lasts 46 days and during this time, Catholics attend Mass and Reconciliation, make personal ...

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Aug 4, 2011 ... Explain that Lent is the 40 days before Easter in which Catholics pray, fast, contemplate, and engage in acts of spiritual self-discipline.

www.usccb.org/prayer-and-worship/liturgical-year/lent/questions-and-answers-about-lent.cfm

A. Apart from the prescribed days of fast and abstinence on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday, and the days of abstinence every Friday of Lent, Catholics have ...

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Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are obligatory days of fasting and abstinence for Catholics. In addition, Fridays during Lent are obligatory days of abstinence.

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The 2017 Lenten season begins on Ash Wednesday, March 1, for Latin-rite Catholics. In a particular way during Lent, we are asked to devote ourselves to the ...

www.aboutcatholics.com/beliefs/lent-in-the-catholic-church

The season of Lent is a Catholic liturgical season consisting of forty days beginning at Ash Wednesday and concluding at sundown on Holy Thursday.

www.catholiceducation.org/en/culture/catholic-contributions/history-of-lent.html

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 ...

www.osv.com/TheChurch/Practices/Article/TabId/665/ArtMID/13706/ArticleID/11461/Your-Guide-To-A-Catholic-Lent.aspx

Oct 10, 2013 ... Ideas and suggestions for observing a Catholic Lent personally and as a parish.