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What is lent about?

Roman Catholic AnswerLent is a forty days preparation for Easter. It is primarily about penance; most Christians give up something voluntarily beyond the Church's required fas (MORE)

Why purple for Lent?

The color used in the sanctuary for most of Lent is purple, red violet, or dark violet (see Colors of the Church Year). These colors symbolize both the pain and suffering lead (MORE)

Length of lent?

40 days if your a christian It is actually 46 days from Ash Wednesday to Easter. Sunday's are not counted making it 40 days. Don't think it is a "cheat" day though.
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Who created Lent?

Some form of observing Lent has been around since apostolic times. It is a manner to remember the 40 days Our Lord spent fasting and praying in the desert before he began his (MORE)

When is lent?

Lent is from Ash Wednesday to Easter but it is a forty day period with giving something up. No meat on Fridays.   Answer: There is no mention of Lent in the Bible (the Ca (MORE)

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What is Lent?

Lent is a time when Jesus was in the desert for 40 days. Catholics observe this. It starts on Ash Wednesday and ends on Easter Sunday. People can give something up like candy (MORE)

Why do we celebrate Lent?

We celebrate Lent, as we remember the 40 days Jesus fasted in the  wilderness.     Catholic Answer  Lent is the season of prayer and penance to prepare for Easter, (MORE)

What do people do in lent?

Lent is a time when many Christians prepare for Easter by observing a period of fasting, repentance, moderation and spiritual discipline. The purpose is to set aside time for (MORE)

When is lent observed?

Lent is observed starting Ash Wednesday, and lasting until Easter. The day before lent starts is Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) which, since many Catholics fast during lent, was whe (MORE)