Monday, March 26, 2012

What is Lent?

Lent begins on Wednesday 22 February 2012.
The forty days before Easter is knows as Lent. This is the time of year in England when the days begins  to lengthen with the coming of spring.Lent is a Christan Festival. In the past it was a long, strict religious fast when people gave up all rich food. It was a time for spring spring- cleaning lives, as well as homes.