Daily Archives: February 9, 2016

February 9

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 day…

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