Our Lady of Assumption School Celebrates Mardi Gras

Esmeralda Sanchez(l) and Esha Deoraj enjoy the event.
Photo courtesy of Our Lady of Assumption Parents Association

Our Lady of the Assumption School first graders celebrated Mardi Grass on Thursday, February 12. The students wore festive masks and had noisemakers at the event. Mardi Gras is a celebration related to the Christian religious traditions of Shrove Tuesday, the last day before Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent, a time of repentance and reflection.

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