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History of Lent


The word Lent itself is derived from the Anglo-Saxon words lencten, meaning “Spring,” and lenctentid, which literally means not only “Springtide” but also was the word for “March,” the month in which the majority of Lent falls. History of Lent Ash Wednesday is one of the most popular and important holy days in the liturgical calendar. Ash Wednesday opens Lent, ...

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