Mardi Gras Prayer

By |2018-02-01T23:16:53+10:00February 10th, 2015|Categories: Lent & Easter, Rituals & Prayer|Tags: , , , , , , , |

As the last day before Lent, traditionally this day is one of celebration and festivity. The words ‘Mardi Gras’ translate as ‘Fat Tuesday’. It was the custom on this day for Christians to eat as much fat as possible before the fasting and abstinence of Lent. In some countries, street parades and parties are also