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Archbishop Haverland encourages church members to "keep Lent aright"

Feb 8, 2016

‘Lent’ is derived from the Germanic word for ‘spring’ through Anglo Saxon.  ‘Lenz’ is still the word for spring in modern German.  ‘Lent’ also is related to the English words ‘length&...

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