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All about Lent

What is Lent? How do I Lent? What practices should I observe?

What is Lent? (from Walk in Love: Episcopal Beliefs and Practices and Sacred Ordinary Days: Lent.)

“‘Yet even now,’ declares the Lord, ‘return to me with all your heart ... rend your hearts and not your garments’ Return to the Lord your God, for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love...” - Joel 2:2-13

The season of Lent is a time of discipline and self-denial that begins on Ash Wednesday and lasts until Holy Saturday, for a total of forty days, not including Sundays. The forty days of Lent remind us of the forty years