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Happy Mardi Gras
« on: February 13, 2018, 10:26:47 AM »
I suppose I should call it Shrove Tuesday or something, but I've never been English.

Since I don't have a copy of the kalendar, I assume WRO folks keep with the traditional Ash Wednesday scheme. May you have a blessed fast starting tomorrow, and may your pancakes or king cake, whichever you choose, empty your larder.
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Re: Happy Mardi Gras
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2018, 01:31:40 PM »
As far as I know, all Western Rite Orthodox follow the Orthodox Paschalion, which means that Ash Wednesday will occur this year on 21st February, followed by Quadragesima on the 25th.

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Re: Happy Mardi Gras
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2018, 02:52:40 PM »
I’ve got plenty of beads, (Western Rite) ladies...
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Re: Happy Mardi Gras
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2018, 02:56:27 PM »
oh Good God....
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Re: Happy Mardi Gras
« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2018, 03:51:06 PM »
Never mind  :P
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Re: Happy Mardi Gras
« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2018, 04:00:23 PM »
The first round of pancakes (with brown sugar and Grand Marnier - or lemon juice for the young one) has been thoroughly enjoyed. There will be another anon. 8)
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Re: Happy Mardi Gras
« Reply #6 on: February 20, 2018, 06:26:12 PM »
I suppose I should call it Shrove Tuesday or something, but I've never been English.

Since I don't have a copy of the kalendar, I assume WRO folks keep with the traditional Ash Wednesday scheme. May you have a blessed fast starting tomorrow, and may your pancakes or king cake, whichever you choose, empty your larder.

Orthodox redux!
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Re: Happy Mardi Gras
« Reply #7 on: February 21, 2018, 07:02:59 AM »
I suppose I should call it Shrove Tuesday or something, but I've never been English.

Since I don't have a copy of the kalendar, I assume WRO folks keep with the traditional Ash Wednesday scheme. May you have a blessed fast starting tomorrow, and may your pancakes or king cake, whichever you choose, empty your larder.

Orthodox redux!

Behold, now is the accepted time.  ;D