The word “lent” is derived from the Old English term, “lencten” which means “springtime”. It’s a period of 40 days (including 6 Sundays) which lasts from Ash Wednesday to the Vespers of Holy Saturday.
Based on Psalm 130, a cry to God for help from a soul in Purgatory. Out of the Depths Out of the depths I have cried unto Thee, O Lord – Lord hear my voice! Let Thine ears be attentive to the voice of my supplication. If Thou, O Lord, shalt mark our iniquities, O … Read morePsalm 130 – De Profundis