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Lent 2014   Tags: catholic, catholic_church, cmi, lent, religion  

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"Lent at the Abbey"

Lent at the Abbey

St. Procopius Abbey and Benedictine University invite you to

Lent at the Abbey

Saturday, April 5, 2014
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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What is Lent?

Pope Francis 

Lent, the Christian season of repentance and remembrance,
begins on Ash Wednesday, March 5.

  • Why do Catholics fast and give things up during Lent?
  • Why are there ashes on Ash Wednesday and palms on Palm Sunday?
  • When does Lent end?

Find the answers to these and other frequently asked questions in this guide.


Ash Wednesday & Lent in Two Minutes


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