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Lent (Latin: Quadragesima: Fortieth) is a solemn religious observance in the Christian liturgical .... In the Roman Rite, the definition of Lent varies according to different documents. Lent ends on either Holy Thursday or Good Friday. While the ...

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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  ...

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Let's examine Lent, its practices and customs, its historic and religious origins, and its true meaning from the Bible's perspective, not from the “traditions of men”  ...

www.catholic.org/lent

Everything answered from when does lent end, ashes, giving something up, stations of the cross and blessed palms. The key to understanding the meaning of ...

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The word Lent itself is derived from the Anglo-Saxon words lencten, meaning " Spring," and lenctentid, which literally means not only "Springtide" but also was ...

www.umc.org/what-we-believe/what-is-lent-and-why-does-it-last-forty-days

Lent is a season of forty days, not counting Sundays, which begins on Ash Wednesday and ends on Holy Saturday. Lent comes from the Anglo Saxon word  ...

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Items 1 - 12 of 87 ... Lent is the 40 day season prior to Easter. It is a penitential time of prayer and fasting. The season begins Ash Wednesday and concludes at the ...

www.biblegateway.com/blog/2012/02/what-is-lent

Feb 20, 2012 ... Is it an official Christian holiday? How do you observe Lent, and are Christians required to do so? We answer common questions about Lent.

www.champagnat.org/shared/prayers/What%20is%20the%20Meaning%20of%20Lent.pdf

When we fail to keep her laws – in other words, when we sin – it's not because we want to be sinners. It's because we understand too little about love and the ...