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February 2020

Shrove Tuesday – Pancake Supper

Tuesday 25 February @ 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
St Matthew – St Aidan, 1937 Lakehurst Road
Buckhorn, Ontario K0L 1J0 Canada
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$8.00

by Ellen Castelow on UK.com Pancake Day, or Shrove Tuesday, is the traditional feast day before the start of Lent on Ash Wednesday. 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). A bell would be rung to call people to confession. This came to be called the “Pancake Bell” and is still rung today. Shrove Tuesday…

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