|When is Lent in 2013?|
Lent in 2013 will begin on Wednesday, February 13 and will continue for 46 days until Saturday, March 30.
|What is Lent?|
Lent is a period of fasting that ends on Easter. The purpose of Lent is to commemorate the forty-day fast of Jesus. In Catholicism, Lent starts on Ash Wednesday, which is the day following Fat Tuesday.