lenten lenten

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to or suitable for Lent

Usage(s):

  • Carnival here has its roots in the 18th century, begun by slaves who would dress in costumes to mock their French and Spanish masters during their own pre-lenten festivities.

News

  • Local Students Take Top Prizes at Intel International Fair

    Nineteen members of Knights of Columbus Council 7091 of Cypress Gardens were recently recognized for contributing to the success of six Lenten Fish Dinner fundraisers held each Friday evening during Lent in the community room at St. Matthew's Catholic Church in Winter Haven.
    on July 8, 2013     Source: The Lakeland Ledger

Quotes

  1. "It's become a rite of passage in the Lenten season," said Bill Donohue, head of the Catholic League, an anti-defamation group. "It's not a matter of 'Let's agree to disagree,' it's a matter of 'Let's undermine Christianity.'"
    on Apr 5, 2007 By: Bill Donohue Source: Forbes

  2. "We have truly been on a long Lenten journey over these past two years," Archdiocese of Los Angeles Cardinal Roger Mahony said in his annual Lenten message in Los Angeles on Wednesday.
    on Feb 25, 2009 By: Cardinal Roger Mahony Source: Whittier Daily News

  3. "I extend particular greetings to the visitors from Christendom College," Pope Benedict XVI said at the close of his address. "May this Lenten season purify your hearts and renew your faith and your hope in the mystery of Christ our Redeemer....
    on Mar 10, 2008 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Catholic Online

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