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Valentine’s Day and Love
The origin of this day is uncertain. Here are some theories: (1) Some (not all) believe that it is a “christianized” form of the Roman festival of Lupercalia. This festival occurred each year between February 13th and 15th. It is … Continue reading
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Mardi Gras: A Mockery of Pure Religion
It is called “Mardi Gras” meaning “Fat Tuesday.” It is called “Carnival” from “Carne Vale” meaning farewell to flesh.” It is the last opportunity to revel and “live it up,” before the Catholic’s forty days of lent starts, and abstinence … Continue reading
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