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When Does Lent 2013 Begin?

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Ash Wednesday 2008 at Saint Louis Cathedral, New Orleans, LA. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

A woman prays after receiving ashes on her forehead in observance of Ash Wednesday at Saint Louis Cathedral, February 6, 2008, in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Question: When Does Lent 2013 Begin?

The season of Lent, the time of preparation for Easter Sunday, begins on a different date each year. When does Lent 2013 begin?

Answer: Lent 2013 begins on Ash Wednesday, February 13, 2013. For Eastern Rite Catholics, Lent 2013 begins two days earlier, on Clean Monday, February 11, 2013.

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