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Catholic Family Fun  |  Lent activities  |  family prayer  |  preparation for Lent

Family-Friendly Mardi Gras: A Teachable Lead-In to Lent

“Family-friendly Mardi Gras” may seem like a contradiction in terms, especially to people who live outside New Orleans and Louisiana. For many years, the media has focused on the event’s most lascivious aspects, particularly raucous French Quarter parties packed with people from all over the world. Nevertheless, many fun-loving Catholic families have learned how to keep this time-honored tradition safely and sanely alive.

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