Lent 2017 - Alpha Taxis, Teignmouth

What is Lent and why do people give things up for it?

When is Lent in 2017? Lent this year starts on the 1st March and will end on 13th April. What is lent? Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent, a period of 40 days (excluding Sundays) which comes before Easter in the Christian calendar. Christians who observe Lent use it as a time for …