Fat Tuesday is the day before Ash Wednesday, and it marks the commencement of Lent. It is known as the last feast day before the start of 40 days of fast and...
Shrove Tuesday is traditionally known as the day prior to Lent but it also serves as a day of celebration, known as Mardi Gras.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Mardi Gras (/ˈmɑrdiɡrɑː/), also called Shrove Tuesday, or Fat Tuesday, in
English, refers to events of the Carnival celebrations, beginning on or after the ...
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 ...
It gets its name from the custom, in many Catholic countries, of marking the day with feasting before the fasting season of Lent begins.
Since Fat Tuesday
is the same day as Mardi Gras, you can find the date of Fat Tuesday
in this and future years in When Is Mardi Gras... More »
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 ...
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 ...
the party is on Fat Tuesday, then we fast and give up something during Lent. ... "It
wasn't work skipping class yesterday cause now it's fucking fat tuesday! Shit!".
Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras, Shrove Day - the day before Ash Wednesday, the start
Fat Tuesday is celebrated by indulging in gluttonous amounts of rich fatty food ...
Those celebrating Fat Tuesday wear the official colors for Mardi Gras: purple, ...