Daily Archives: March 4, 2014

March 4

¬†Mardi Gras ¬†Reflection Even where Lent has ceased to have much religious meaning there is a festival, before the former ascetic fasting and abstinence of Lent. Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) has a long history of overindulgence and revelry prior to the strict forty day fast. The observance of Lent has been modified, but we can give this day before Ash…

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