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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lent

Lent (Latin: Quadragesima: Fortieth) is a solemn religious observance in the Christian liturgical ... commit to fasting, as well as "giving up" certain luxuries in order to "replicate the sacrifice of Jesus Christ's journey into the desert for 40 days.

www.catholicsistas.com/2013/02/your-handy-dandy-list-to-lenten-sacrifices

Feb 12, 2013 ... Your Handy-Dandy List to Lenten Sacrifices. 11 comments. by: Kerri Baunach. Tomorrow is Ash Wednesday and most of us have already been ...

biblestudyforcatholics.com/lenten-sacrifice

Feb 27, 2017 ... As Lent has come upon us again, we spiritually focus on penitent preparation for the passion, death, and resurrection of Christ. As our Bishops ...

lifeteen.com/blog/how-lent-can-save-your-life

Indeed, Lent is a time to “turn away from sin and be faithful to the gospel.” ... Not that your health isn't important but the Lenten sacrifice plays a more significant ...

bustedhalo.com/ministry-resources/in-defense-of-lenten-sacrifice

Feb 22, 2016 ... lenten-sacrifice If you're up on all those Catholic trends, this scenario has probably played out during the last couple Lents: You turn down a ...

www.crosswalk.com/faith/spiritual-life/lent-101-honoring-the-sacrifice-of-jesus-1382259.html

Here are some of the key elements of the Lenten season, along with some of the ... Christ's sacrifice and his subsequent resurrection are the true "cruxes" of the ...

www.umc.org/news-and-media/pastors-debate-value-of-lenten-sacrifices

"I have to say that is a very poor view of the Lenten discipline of sacrifice. It's like giving up chocolate. In what way will that help you grow closer to God? Instead ...

www.catholic.org/lent/faq.php

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 ...

www.catholicculture.org/commentary/the-city-gates.cfm?id=1232

Feb 9, 2016 ... So what is the right answer to the question of whether we should practice our Lenten sacrifices on Sunday? I can remember as a boy that our ...