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Mardi Gras – A Brief History
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Photo of the Day – St. Louis Cathedral

Mardi Gras – A Brief History

Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday is the celebration beginning after the Christian feasts of the Epiphany and continuing until the final bar on Bourbon Street closes at the stroke of midnight the night before Ash Wednesday. Because Ash Wednesday is the start of of Lent, where fasting and abstinence are […]

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Photo of the Day – St. Louis Cathedral

For those remembering Ash Wednesday and the “day after” spent repenting of sins of Mardi Gras, the St. Louis Cathedral stands as the oldest Catholic cathedral in continuous use is the United States. Overlooking Jackson Square in a timeless respose, the cathedral reminds those of this unique and picturesque city […]

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