Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper at St. Raphael's
St. Raphael’s Parish is hosting a Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper on Tuesday, February 25 from 3:00pm to 5:30pm at the Father AA McKinnon Memorial Hall.
Supper includes pancakes and sausages, beans and biscuits, tea/coffee and dessert. Price is $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for children 12 years of age and under.
Did you know?
Shrove Tuesday originated during the Middle Ages. As in contemporary times, food items like meats, fats, eggs, milk, and fish were regarded as restricted during Lent. To keep such food from being wasted, many families would have big feasts on Shrove Tuesday in order to consume those items that would inevitably become spoiled during the next forty days. The tradition of eating pancakes on Shrove Tuesday came about as a way to use as much milk, fats, and eggs as possible before Ash Wednesday began.