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Lent is the Christian season of preparation before Easter. In Western Christianity, Ash Wednesday marks the first day, or the start of the season of Lent, which begins 40 days prior to Easter (Sundays are not included in the count).
Lent (Latin: Quadragesima - English: Fortieth) is a solemn religious observance
in the liturgical calendar of many Christian denominations that begins on Ash ...
What is Lent? Lent is a season of the Christian Year where Christians focus on
simple living, prayer, and fasting in order to grow closer to God. When is Lent?
Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the Season of Lent. It takes ... More
Easter & Lent News ... The Lent and Easter Season... by CatholicShopping.com ...
A woman prays after receiving ashes on her forehead in observance of Ash Wednesday at Saint Louis Cathedral, February 6, 2008, in New Orleans, Louisiana.
is a 40-day period of preparation for Easter Sunday and one of the major liturgical seasons of the... More »
Feb 18, 2015 ... Christians around the world mark the beginning of Lent with the celebration of
Ash Wednesday. This ancient day and season has a surprising ...
Brief overview tells when the season is celebrated, how, and why. Also includes
an in-depth explanation of what people can hope to accomplish through Lent.
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
The Teutonic word Lent, which we employ to denote the forty days' fast preceding
Easter, originally meant no more than the spring season. Still it has been used ...
A resource for Lent and Easter that defines when is lent, the lenten season, and
the meaning of lent.