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Why Is Shrove Tuesday Celebrated

Why Is Shrove Tuesday Celebrated

The word shrove is the past tense of shrive, which means seeking forgiveness for one’s evil-doings through confession and expiation. Shrove Tuesday is a term commonly used in English-speaking countries of the West and Europe, most significantly in the United Kingdom, and parts of the United States to celebrate a day before Ash Wednesday, the […]

Why Do People Eat Pancakes On Shrove Tuesday

Why Do People Eat Pancakes On Shrove Tuesday

Pancake Day, also known as Shrove Tuesday, is celebrated on Tuesday. The Day commemorates the start of the Christian celebration of Lent in which Christians abandon something for about 40 days to empathize with Jesus Christ who was made to go into exile for 40 days and nights during which he received temptations from devil. […]