Day: February 16, 2021

February 16

By Clara Santoro | February 16, 2021 | Comments Off on 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, Shrove Tuesday also has many customs pertaining to food. Pancakes…