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Mardi Gras & Valentine’s Day Party: Feb. 14

Mardi Gras 2014 3Ash Wednesday signals the onset of Lent. Large groups of Catholics will come to the Cathedral on February 18 to participate at Mass and receive their ashes. So begins forty days of penance and self-denial and prayer.

In various places around the world, some indulge in music, dancing, and rich foods one last time before Lent begins. Begun only a few years ago, Holy Family’s Mardi Gras celebration has grown into one of the parish’s most anticipated events of the year.

The Cathedral’s annual Mardi Gras & Valentine’s Day dinner fundraiser is February 14, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. It will be held in the Heiring Auditorium. The cost is $20 per person. Reservations are required.

photo 3  The event features Authentic Louisiana food, a costume contest, a silent auction, and a drawing for Romantic Couple’s package. The band Midnight Radio will be performing live music again this year.

Tickets may be purchased through the HFC Women’s Club members or HFC Knights of Columbus Council #10388 members. You may purchase tickets directly from Ed or Ann Owen at 918-660-6844 or 918-748-9419, or from Paul Louderback at

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