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What is Lent?

03.05.14 Topics: Repentance, The Nature of the Church

Lent is a period of fasting and repentance. It traditionally started in the 4th century in preparation for Easter. The length of the Lenten fast was established as 40 days. During this time, participants eat sparingly or simply give up a particular food or habit. Ash Wednesday and Lent began as a way to remind … read more →

CONSIDER LENT

02.22.12 Topics: The Nature of the Church

Lent is a period of fasting and repentance it¬†traditionally started in the 4th century in preparation for Easter. The length of the Lenten fast was established as 40 days. During this time, participants eat sparingly or simply give up a particular food or habit.¬† Ash Wednesday and Lent began as a way to remind ourselves … read more →