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Preparation for Lent: Septuagesima, Sexagesima and Quinquagesima

From ’Venite Prandete’ The three Sundays preceding Ash Wednesday are called Septuagesima (last Sunday), Sexagesima and Quinquagesima, meaning the seventieth, sixtieth and fiftieth day before Easter. Lent is called Quadragesima – meaning fortieth. The season of Lent, as you know, … Continue reading

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