What Does The Second Sunday Of Lent Mean | James Akin 2017

what does the second sunday of lent mean

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A: Lent is the forty day period before Easter, excluding Sundays, which begins on Ash Wednesday and ends on Holy Saturday (the day before Easter Sunday).

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