Where did Lent come from?


I would like to know the history of Lent. Where did fasting from meat come from? Where in history does Lent begin? I found this web site claiming to have the truth reguarding the history but I don’t trust a source I don’t know. I trust you will help me with this. Thank you and God Bless!



This article in the original Catholic Encyclopedia is one you can trust:


Fr. Vincent Serpa, O.P.

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