Why is Lent popular right now?

catholics are not christians. (as of March 7 at 21:55 UTC)
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Feb
21
Lent is tomorrow, so people are discussing what they are giving up.
Defined by @kpeckett via web February 21 at 16:36 UTC
Mar
11
giving up judging myself for 40 days.
Defined by @kait_loves_you via Twitter for iPhone March 11 at 04:55 UTC
Mar
9
letting go of something for 40 days to represent the fast that Jesus Christ was involved in.
Defined by @Miss_Neci via Twitter for iPhone March 9 at 16:01 UTC
Mar
9
When you let someone borrow something (past tense). Also something about Jeebus.
Defined by @leroyroumani via Twitter for iPhone March 9 at 12:03 UTC
Mar
9
(in the Christian religion) an annual season of fasting and penitence in preparation for Easter, beginning on Ash Wednesday and lasting 40 weekdays to Easter, observed by Roman Catholic, Anglican, and certain other churches.
Defined by @ohmdee via Twitter for iPhone March 9 at 05:44 UTC
Mar
9
the day before you get some magic Jesus ashes on your forehead.
Defined by @davemarshall04 via Twitter for iPhone March 9 at 02:27 UTC
Mar
8
a christian tradition marking fourty days before easter. begins on ash wednesday.
Defined by @vixen50 via Twitter for iPhone March 8 at 16:07 UTC
Mar
7
is when you give somethibg up that you really like/cant live without until easter.
Defined by @Andrea_Beliebs via Twitter for iPhone March 7 at 23:26 UTC
Mar
7
whats in your belly button.
Defined by @waynemitchum via Twitter for iPhone March 7 at 22:16 UTC
Mar
7
catholics are not christians.
Defined by @theEssoP via Twitter for iPhone March 7 at 21:55 UTC
Feb
16
+12 months
Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lent which in the Christian tradition is the period of the liturgical year leading up to Easter Sunday. Different denominations use different calendars to set the dates of Lent but it is typically seen as a time for penance & reflection.
Defined by @nwjerseyliz via web February 16 at 15:04 UTC
Feb
24
+4 days
Because tomorrow is the beginning of Lent (Ash Wednesday)
Defined by Anonymous via web February 24 at 17:38 UTC

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