Lent it the 40-day period (not counting Sundays) between Ash Wednesday and Easter. Sites in this category explore the holiday's history, its significance, and the ways in which it is celebrated.

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All About Lent
Provides answers to common questions about the annual observance.
Another View of What Lent Means
Article explores Lent's history and its significance.
Catholic Encyclopedia: Lent
An article on the origins of Lenten fasting.
Church Year: Lent
A Comprehensive Guide to Lent: history, links, resources, FAQ, and prayers.
Devotions for Lent
A series of scripture readings, meditations, prayers, and practices to guide Christians in preparation for Easter. Includes a children's section and a section on fasting.
The Forty Days of Lent
Readings from the early church fathers on Scripture and Lenten themes.
Lent
Very simple overview of the season. Suitable for children.
Lent - Passion of Christ
Includes Papal messages, hymns, articles, meditations, and links. From the Catholic Information Network.
Lenten Sacrifice and the Awareness of God
Article presenting Lent as a time to lead one to recognize the presence of God. Gives some guidelines for Lenten practices.
The Lenten Triodion
Pre-Lenten readings, and readings for the Great Lent and the Holy Week.
Lenten Wood, Easter Fire
A devotional for the season. Part of The Catholic Liturgical Library.
Spirituality.org -- Lent
Explores the significance of Lent for Catholics and includes a poem related to the season.
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