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  • Catholic Word of the Day: SHROVETIDE, 08-09-13

    08/09/2013 6:23:35 AM PDT · by Salvation · 3 replies
    CatholicReference.net ^ | 08-09-13 | Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary
    Featured Term (selected at random):SHROVETIDEThe few days before Ash Wednesday, particularly the day before, Shrove Tuesday. It is associated with confessing one's sins and has in many places become a time for holding carnivals, as the last time for festivity before the Lenten season of penance. All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.