When does Lent 2018 start, why do we have it and when does it end?

When does Lent 2018 start, why do we have it and when does it end?
 

Pancake day is a day for indulgence. After that comes Lent, which is much more somber.
Shrove Tuesday involves Christians eating up all of the rich foods in their cupboards (for example, making pancakes) to make way for the Lenten season where they fast or give up certain things.
Lent actually starts next week, so if you’re planning on observing it, read more on the meaning of this time in the Christian calendar.
What is the meaning of Lent? According to the Catholic Encyclopedia:
The real aim of Lent is, above all else, to prepare men for the celebration of the death and Resurrection of... read more

 
11 February 2018 in Hot News, Views: 39
Source: Metro
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