What is Lent?
The Season of Lent, Shrove or “Fat” Tuesday, and Ash Wednesday are interconnected and it helps us to understand them together. Lent The church is about to enter the liturgical season of Lent, a time set aside in the church calendar for self-reflection, fasting, and repentance in preparation for Easter. What began as a few days of fasting prior to Easter grew into a fast of forty days, in imitation of Christ's fasting in the wilderness. The forty-day fast was especially import