Opps just learnt something

I was just thinking about how I’m now at day twenty five of Lent, but it’s three weeks to Easter (that’s another 21 days) and that make 46 days. Now I’ve discovered this:

Lent is actually 46 days rather than 40 days. Why? Because the 40 days of Lent are supposed to be days of fasting, which means days of discipline and self-restraint. But Sunday, the Lord’s Day, should never be a day of fasting, but a day of celebration! So each Sunday we suspend our Lenten disciplines and celebrate. Lent is 40 “fasting” days spread out over a total of 46 days beginning on Ash Wednesday.

So I’ve managed to get ahead of myself. By about three days! Well I’m only learning!

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