Daily Archives: February 17, 2015

February 17

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

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