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Daemon
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First week of Lent

It wasn't until the ninth century that the Lenten season, called the Great Lent in the East to differentiate it from the Advent fast called Little Lent, was fixed at 40 days (with Sundays omitted). For centuries the Lenten season has been observed with certain periods of strict fasting, as well as giving up something—a favorite food or other worldly pleasure—for the 40 days of Lent. Celebrations such as Carnival and Mardi Gras offered Christians their last opportunities to indulge before the rigorous Lenten restrictions. More...
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First week of Lent
It wasn't until the ninth century that the Lenten season, called the Great Lent in the East to differentiate it from the Advent fast called Little Lent, was fixed at 40 days (with Sundays omitted). For centuries the Lenten season has been observed with certain periods of strict fasting, as well as giving up something—a favorite food or other worldly pleasure—for the 40 days of Lent. Celebrations such as Carnival and Mardi Gras offered Christians their last opportunities to indulge before the rigorous Lenten restrictions.
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Lent or the Forty-Day Season
- Form some Christian's Branches, this season comprised of a forty-day period is one for meditation and restrains, mostly in feeding and talking.
- This time precedes the Holy Week that marks the Christ Pasion and Ressuraction. This represents an important period for many Christians around the world and it has been celebrated all over the last 2000 years, at least.
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