A Beginner's Guide to Lent

Candice Lucey

Contributing Writer
Published: Jan 19, 2023
A Beginner's Guide to Lent Plus

Popularly regarded as a fasting period, there are many ways to make the Lenten period meaningful without missing meals. What is Lent and why should one take part? Does every participant follow a strict Lenten plan of rigid self-denial? Photo credit: ©Getty Images/FREDERICA ABAN