Spiritual Seasons

This area focusses on seasons of the year with particular spiritual significance such as Lent and Advent.

Lent

Written by Jonathan Day on .

Lent

WHAT DOES ‘LENT’ MEAN?

Our word ‘Lent’ is taken from the Anglo-Saxon and means ‘Spring’ or ‘Lengthening.’ Lent is that time of year when the days lengthen. The season begins on Ash Wednesday and culminates in the celebration of Easter.