Lent begins | Christianity

Lent begins | Christianity

On February 22, 2023

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Lent begins on Ash Wednesday
Begins on: Wednesday 22 February 2023
Ends on: Thursday 6 April 2023

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.