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Gina Piola wrote:

Hi, guys —

I have a question regarding how the forty days of Lent are counted.

I know the first day of Lent is Ash Wednesday but what day is the 40th?

I had a very heated discussion with a fellow Catholic and we both had a different opinion. Please help us solve this dispute.

I will offer a Rosary today for the Pope.

Thank you and God Bless you.

Gina Piola

  { I know the first day of Lent is Ash Wednesday but what is the fortieth day of Lent? }

Eric replied:

Hi Gina,

Jimmy Akin addresses this in his article:


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