Lent begins on Ash Wednesday | Christianity

On March 06, 2019

Lent begins on Ash Wednesday | Christianity

Lent begins on Ash Wednesday
Begins on: Wednesday 6 March 2019
Ends on: Thursday 18 April 2019
Christianity

Lent is the period of 40 days (not including Sundays) which comes before Easter, traditionally a time of fasting and reflection. The 40 days represents the time Jesus spent in the desert overcoming temptation by Satan. In Western Christianity, it begins on Ash Wednesday and ends on Maundy Thursday.

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