Lent

This article is about Lent in Western Christianity. For Lent in Orthodox Christianity, see Great Lent. For other uses, see Lent (disambiguation). An image of Our Lady of Solitude and Jesus Christ the Nazarene during a public religious procession during Lent. The Friday of Sorrows, Jardin, Colombia. Pious Catholic women designated as annual honorees called “Hermana Mayores” clutching their standard banners along with privileged posts at religious processions. The appointed women don their most elegant black formal attire accessorized by […]

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Ordinary Time

Liturgical year Western Advent Christmastide Ordinary Time Septuagesima/Pre-Lent/Shrovetide Lent Holy Week Paschal Triduum Eastertide Pentecost Ordinary Time Eastern Nativity Fast Christmastide Ordinary Time Septuagesima/Pre-Great Lent Great Lent Eastertide Apostles’ Fast Ordinary Time Ordinary Time refers to season of the Christian liturgical calendar, particularly the calendar of the ordinary form of the Roman rite of the Catholic Church, although some other churches in Western Christianity also use the term. In this context, the English name “Ordinary” translates the Latin term ordinalis […]

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Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday A cross of ashes on a worshipper’s forehead on Ash Wednesday Observed by Many Western Christians Type Christian[1] Observances Service of worship or Mass Marking of an ash cross on the forehead Date Wednesday in seventh week before Easter 2013 date February 13 2014 date March 5 2015 date February 18 2016 date February 10 Frequency annual Related to Shrove Tuesday/Mardi Gras Lent Easter Liturgical year Western Advent Christmastide Ordinary Time Septuagesima/Pre-Lent/Shrovetide Lent Holy Week Paschal Triduum Eastertide Pentecost Ordinary Time Eastern Nativity Fast […]

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