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The Beginning of Lent

What happens on Ash Wednesday?

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The Beginning of Lent

What happens on Ash Wednesday?

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Ash Wednesday is the day after Shrove Tuesday and signals the start of Lent. It is called ‘Ash Wednesday’ because Lent is a time when people are sorry for the wrong things in their lives and ashes are used in the Bible as signs of […]

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LENT – a time of preparation and fasting

What happens during Lent?

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Lent is a special time in the Church’s calendar that takes place each spring in the run up to Easter. It begins in either late February or early March with Ash Wednesday. Lent lasts for 40 days (not including Sundays) and ends the day before […]