Shrove Tuesday celebrated before start of lent

Shrove Tuesday was a huge celebration of pancakes and sausage at École Our Lady of the Rosary and École Mother Teresa Schools.

Shrove Tuesday was a huge celebration of pancakes and sausage at École Our Lady of the Rosary and École Mother Teresa Schools.

Students brought their families to join in on the fun of the feast and to fill their stomachs to content before the lent season began.

Lent began the following day. During lent the tradition is to fast, pray and look at almsgiving during the 40 day period.

“The tradition is that during lent you do not enjoy the luxuries of food such as eggs, meats, etc,” said École Our Lady of the Rosaryprincipal Diane Kulczycki.

“You indulge in food that one sacrifices for the upcoiming 40 days,” she added.

On Ash Wednesday catholics obstain from eating meat. Every Friday throughout lent teenagers and adults obstain from eating meat aswell.

The Shrove morning of cooking all the pancakes and sausages went well Kulczycki said. The staff were there by 6:30 a.m. preparingeverything. The school was busy, but everyone had fun being there.

It was obvious the students were having fun eating their fill of the feast. Kulczycki said one of the Kindergarten students came up to herand said they should have a pancake and sausage breakfast every morning.

“A lot of our students were very excited to come and celebrate breakfast with their school community,” Kulczycki said.

reporter@sylvanlakenews.com

 

Just Posted

Fish for free

No license is required to ice fish on Family Day weekend

Students to teach principles of self-awareness

Fox Run students will be sharing “U Rock”, a program designed to instill kindness and compassion

Reward offered to find man charged in 2006 murder

RCMP are offering up to $5000 for information leading to the arrest of Kevin Brown

Background checks required for retail cannabis locations

Strict rules and regulations for retail locations was announced at a press conference this morning

Adults and youths charged in multiple armed robberies

Maskwacis and Wetaskiwin RCMP solved multiple armed robberies investigations

WATCH: Red Deer celebrates one year out from 2019 Canada Games

Community gathers at Great Chief Park to commemorate Games milestone

How to keep local news visible in your Facebook feed

Facebook has changed the news feed to emphasize personal connections. You might see less news.

Virtue and Moir end ice dance careers with Olympic gold

Virtue and Moir’s gold medal win at the Olympics makes them the world’s most decorated figure skaters

VIDEO: B.C. deer caught obeying traffic signs

A herd of deer in Fernie, B.C. is getting attention online after stopping for a stop sign

Petition wants fundraiser dropped for family of man cleared in Boushie’s death

Group says GoFundMe is profiting from the young Indigenous man’s death

Porch lights turn on for Canadian teen behind #BeccaToldMeTo movement

New Brunswick’s Rebecca Schofield had asked her Facebook followers to perform random acts of kindness

Calgary man dies in Mexico following sudden illness

Troy Black was with his wife, Lindsay, in Puerto Vallarta when he began vomiting blood on Thursday

Virtue and Moir break their own world record

Virtue and Moir break short dance record to sit first in ice dance at Olympics

New doping charge could hurt Russia’s chance at reinstatement

Russia could lose its chance to be reinstated before the end of the Winter Olympics because of a doping charge against curling bronze medallist Alexander Krushelnitsky.

Most Read