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Lent - Wikipedia

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Lent (Latin: Quadragesima: Fortieth) is a solemn religious observance in the liturgical calendar that begins on Ash Wednesday and ends approximately six ...

Lent 101 - The Upper Room

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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?

What is Lent and why does it last forty days? | The United Methodist ...

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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  ...

Easter / Lent - Catholic Life - Catholic Online

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For most people the easiest practice to consistently fulfill will be the traditional one, to abstain from meat on all Fridays of the year. During Lent abstinence from  ...

FAQs About Lent - Easter / Lent - Catholic Life - Catholic Online

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The key to understanding the meaning of Lent is simple: Baptism. Preparation for Baptism and for renewing baptismal commitment lies at the heart of the season ...

What is the meaning of Lent? - GotQuestions.org

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During Lent, participants eat sparingly or give up a particular food or habit. It's not uncommon for people to give up smoking during Lent, or to swear off watching ...

Lent | Define Lent at Dictionary.com

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Lent definition, simple past tense and past participle of lend. See more.

Lent - United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

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We address that theme in our printable 40 Days of Mercy 2016 Lent calendar which offers ideas for prayer, reflection and action during the Lenten season.

History of Lent - Catholic Education Resource Center

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What are the origins of Lent? Did the Church always have this time before Easter ? Lent is a special time of prayer, penance, sacrifice and good works...

Lent | Definition of Lent by Merriam-Webster

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the 40 weekdays from Ash Wednesday to Easter observed by the Roman Catholic, Eastern, and some Protestant churches as a period of penitence and fasting.

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Lent
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - Saturday, March 26, 2016
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).