Meaning of Lent & Why It Lasts For Forty Days

Meaning of Lent & Why It Lasts For Forty Days

What is Lent and why does it last forty days?  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 lencten, which means “spring.” The forty days represents the time Jesus spent in the wilderness, enduring the temptation … Read moreMeaning of Lent & Why It Lasts For Forty Days