Great Lent (Orthodox Christianity)

On February 19, 2018

Great Lent (Orthodox Christianity)

Great Lent
Starts on Monday 19.2.2018
Ends on Friday 30.3.2018
Religion: Christianity (Orthodox)

Great Lent is the period of 40 days of which comes before Easter, traditionally a time of fasting and reflection. The 40 days represent 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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