Shrove Tuesday

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Synonyms for Shrove Tuesday

the last day before Lent

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amp;nbsp;In the Middle Ages, Catholics began marking Shrove Tuesday as a time to confess their sins before Lent.
The tradition of eating pancakes on Shrove Tuesday marks the beginning of Lent, a period when within the Christian faith people "fast" or give up something as part of their preparation for Easter.
But the custom of eating pancakes on Shrove Tuesday (so-called as it was the day Anglo-Saxon Christians went to confession and were shriven of their sins) is believed to have its origins in a Pagan ritual heralding the return of spring that was adopted by the early Catholic Church.
Shrove Tuesday falls on February 13 this year and bar and restaurant, Buffalo will be bringing back their popular all-you-can-eat pancakes.
We normally do something connected with Shrove Tuesday, we don't always make them but this year we decided we would make pancakes.
Lent -- the 40 days leading up to Easter -- was traditionally a time of fasting and on Shrove Tuesday, Anglo-Saxon Christians went to confession and were 'shriven' (absolved from their sins).
Shrove Tuesday must always must always T fall 47 days before Easter Sunday.
It was Shrove Tuesday 1945 when the last V2 bomb dropped and we all heard the explosion.
That's because political journalists cracked the whip over last year's dirty tricks when they undid my apron strings - the Shrove Tuesday equivalent of loosening a racehorse's saddle.
DAY is traditionally known as Shrove Tuesday and is historically a religious occasion relating to the Christian feast of Easter.
SHROVE Tuesday was celebrated in style across parts of North Wales as people whipped up a tasty treat.
IT'S that time of year again when we look forward to tucking into tasty pancakes for Shrove Tuesday.
Whip up a batch of crisp pancakes on Shrove Tuesday
So, turkey on Shrove Tuesday at Jamie's house, is it?