Tuesday, March 04, 2014
First Mention of Lent
In a short history of Lent Jesuit Norman Tanner notes that its first mention was in 325. The season’s name in many languages indicates its duration. “The English word ‘Lent’ has another, very beautiful derivation.” Learn it and Fr. Tanner’s encouragement to “relax in the presence of God” during Lent.
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