Advice from Cardinal Joseph W. Tobin, the archbishop of Newark, on how to deal with coincidence of Ash Wednesday and Valentine's Day. But today is Fat Tuesday, so pre-eat as much as possible.
Some fats promote good health, some don't. The Mayo Clinic recommends you enjoy good fats -- in moderation. But today you eat. Tomorrow, Ash Wednesday, you fast -- and moderation blows.
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For the first time in 73 years, the two occasions fall on the same day, posing culinary challenges for Christians who observe Lent.
Mardi Gras is French for 'Fat Tuesday,' also called Shrove Tuesday. It is the day before Ash Wednesday, which marks the start of Christian Lent season.