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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 ...


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


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 ...


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.


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 ...


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


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 ...


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


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 ...


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