March 8, 2020 Dear Visitors and Parishioners, If Lent is 40 days, why are there 46 days between Ash Wednesday and Easter? Over the course of history, the season of preparation for Easter Sunday has ranged from one day in the first century to 44 today in the Roman church.
Officially since 1970, Lent begins on Ash Wednesday and ends at sunset on Holy Thursday. Already at the Council of Nicea in 325 the bishops spoke of the quadragesima paschae Latin for "40 days before Easter" as the well-established custom.
At that time Lent began on the sixth Sunday before...
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Today is April 27, 2022 so that means that 46 days from today would be June 12, 2022. You can check this by using the date difference calculator to measure the. Need to calculate 46 days from a specific date? It is the 163rd day of the year, and in the 23rd week of the year assuming each week starts on a Mondayor the 2nd quarter of the year. There are 30 days in this month. In some cases, you might want to skip weekends and count only the weekdays.
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