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Synonyms for Lent

a period of 40 weekdays from Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday

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And, with nearly two thirds of survey respondents saying they don't think modern-day Catholics take Lent as seriously as they should, maybe the time-honored tradition of forgoing chocolate, Scotch on the rocks, or that morning latte for 40 days has its merit.
We don't know whether this is our last Lent or whether we've got several dozen more to go.
Without ranging far and wide on all of this, let's talk about Lent.
READERS, IN FACT, have used Lent to launch any number of good habits--from becoming a nonsmoker to a person who practices forgiveness.
Carlos Cueto doesn't hesitate to express his feelings when talking about Lent.
I'm also pretty serious about fasting during Lent - even this year when I will have passed (at age 59) the strict canonical requirements for obligation.
'Some people abstain from sin throughout the Lent period.
In our preparation for Easter, God in His providence offers us each year the season of Lent as a 'sacramental sign of our conversion,'" (http://press.vatican.va/content/salastampa/en/bollettino/pubblico/2018/02/06/180206c.html) he wrote , "Lent summons us, and enables us, to come back to the Lord wholeheartedly and in every aspect of our life."
The study also revealed that though SME lending is not dependent on the size of a bank, banks with larger branch networks have lent more than others, underlining the importance of relationships in transactions.
People lending through Zopa do not get a say in who their money is lent to.
Benedict "reflects the sixth century's notion that Lent is an opportunity to 'add to the usual measure of our service,' not just by bodily mortification, but by drawing closer to God in prayer, by trying to root out bad habits, and by practicing virtues....
This might involve calling in any shares that have been lent to the counterparty and/or settling the VPF with cash or shares different from those lent to the counterparty.
This article focuses on how the needs of these students may be met through the application of Social Cognitive Career Theory (Lent, Brown, & Hackett, 1994).
This is understood to be the conclusion of the confession we made on Ash Wednesday and lived throughout Lent. So let us confess: "I confess to God Almighty, before the whole company of heaven, and to you, my brothers and sisters, that I would rather be on my knees before God's people, basin and towel in hand, than sit by in front of them, untying my shoes and taking off my socks.