Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Shrove Tuesday, Feast Day of The Holy Face of Jesus

The Feast Day of the Holy Face of Jesus is observed on Shrove Tuesday, a movable feast celebrated this year Liturgical Year on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015

The name "Shrove Tuesday" is derived from the custom of confessing sins and being "shriven" (absolved) just before Lent.