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Old 03-06-2011, 07:13 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by bargoo View Post
Portahardy, I assume you live in North America. Have you never heard of Good Friday or Easter ? Lent is not just a European tradition. I have lived my entire life in the US amd am Presbyterian but have attended other Protestant Churches , they are all familiar with Lent but may observe it in different ways.
I suspect the tradition of observing Lent has waned for recent generations. I'm about the same age as PHG, and, although I've heard of Lent (usually in movies set c.1960) there's more information about it in this thread than I've been in exposed to in the last 24 years of my life.
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