When Is Last Day of Lent

When is Last Day of Lent

The last day of Lent is celebrated in the last week of Lent begins with Palm Sunday. The last day of Lent is on Holy Saturday. The day that follows is Easter Sunday.

Importance of Last Day of Lent

The forty days of Lent symbolizes the time period Jesus spent in the desert before the beginning of his public ministry and resisting the temptation by Satan. It emphasizes the preparation of the soul of a true Christian through prayer, penitence, almsgiving and self-denial. It is celebrated on the day Jesus entered Jerusalem and people laid down palm leaves at his feet and rejoiced his resurrection.

Christian Observances