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Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday is March 2nd this year.  Ash Wednesday is the official beginning of the season of Lent.  The season of Lent lasts forty days, not counting Sundays, and ends on Holy Saturday.   Lent is a time of repentance, fasting or abstinence, and preparation for the coming of Easter.  Many people will choose to “give […]

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The Season of Lent Begins

The season of Lent begins this week with Ash Wednesday, this year on Valentine’s Day Wednesday, February 14!  Lent comes from the Anglo-Saxon word “lencten” which means “spring.” Lent lasts for 40 days, not counting Sundays, and ends on Holy Saturday, the day before Easter Sunday.  In Western Christianity, Easter Sunday must always fall on […]

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GRACE Ministry, Backpack Buddies, and Lent

The season of Lent begins with Ash Wednesday, this year on Valentine’s Day Wednesday, February 14!  Lent comes from the Anglo-Saxon word “lencten” which means “spring.” Lent lasts for 40 days, not counting Sundays, and ends on Holy Saturday, the day before Easter Sunday.  In Western Christianity, Easter Sunday must always fall on the next […]

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