Great Lent | Orthodox Christianity

On March 11, 2019

Great Lent | Orthodox Christianity

Great Lent
Begins on Monday 11 March 2019
Ends on Friday 19 April 2019
Orthodox Christianity

Great Lent is the period of 40 days 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 the Orthodox Church, Great Lent starts on Clean Monday and ends on the Friday before Lazarus Saturday and Palm Sunday.

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