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Lent and Easter Schedule at Saint Peter

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Lent in the Christian Church, the period preceding Easter, which is devoted to fasting, abstinence, and penitence in commemoration of Christ’s fasting in the wilderness. In the Western Church it runs from Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday, and so includes forty weekdays. Middle English lente springtime, Lent, from Old English lencten; akin to Old High German lenzin spring.