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Mardi Gras

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Mardi Gras also called Shrove Tuesday, or Fat Tuesday, in English, refers to events of the Carnival celebrations, beginning on or after the Christian feasts of the ...

What Is Fat Tuesday? (And How Did It Get That Name?) - Catholicism

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Mar 11, 2016 ... Fat Tuesday is the traditional name for the day before Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent in the Western Christian churches, including the ...

Catholic Roots of Mardi Gras - Fat Tuesday History

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Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, is the last hurrah before the Catholic season of Lent begins on Ash Wednesday. It also has links to the Christmas season through ...

What is the origin of Fat Tuesday / Mardi Gras?

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The day after Fat Tuesday is Ash Wednesday; therefore, the end of Carnival is followed immediately by the beginning of Lent. Lent is a time of fasting and ...

Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday, Shrove Day, at Holiday Insights

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Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras, Shrove Day - the day before Ash Wednesday, the start of Lent.

9 Things You May Not Know About Mardi Gras - History in the ...

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Feb 12, 2013 ... Mardi Gras, which means “Fat Tuesday” in French, conjures up images of drunken revelers engaging in excesses of every kind. But although ...

Mardi Gras and the Catholic Church - Easter / Lent - Catholic Life ...

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Fat Tuesday, as it is known in English, is a long-standing tradition of the Catholic Church and it marks the last day of ordinary time before the start of Lent, a time ...

What is Fat Tuesday? The History of Mardi Gras in New Orleans

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Feb 21, 2012 ... For most, Fat Tuesday conjures images of beads, beer, and the Big Easy, but the history of Mardi Gras in New Orleans begins in Roman ...

When Is Mardi Gras 2016? What Is the Date of Fat Tuesday? | Heavy ...

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Feb 5, 2016 ... Mardi Gras, or “Fat Tuesday,” is the last day of the Carnival season and it always lands on the day before Ash Wednesday, which is the first day ...

Mardi Gras History | Mardi Gras New Orleans

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This occurred on Fat Tuesday. New Orleans was established in 1718 by Bienville . By the 1730s, Mardi Gras was celebrated openly in New Orleans, but not with ...

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Mardi Gras Shrove Tuesday is traditionally known as the day prior to Lent but it also serves as a day of celebration, known as Mardi Gras.
Mardi Gras was Tuesday, February 09, 2016 this year.