Feb 8 – This traditional Catholic feast occurs on the last Thursday before Lent. The day is dedicated to eating sweets and other foods usually not eaten during Lent. Feast before Fast. In Poland and in Polish communities, it’s Paczki Day where jelly-filled donuts called “paczki” make their annual yummy appearance. More information is available at http://www.poshports.com/content/paczki-day-fat-tuesday-or-fat-thursday.
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