Daily Archives: February 16, 2021

February 16

Mardi Gras Reflection Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) has a long history of overindulgence and revelry prior to the forty day fast of Lent. It is also known as Shrove Tuesday, derived from shrive, the confession of sins as a preparation for Lent, a usual practice in Europe in the Middle Ages. As the final day before the austerity of the Lenten fast,…

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