Sunday of the Five Loaves


Sunday of the Five Loaves
a) Mid-Lent Sunday; the fourth Sunday of Lent, exactly three weeks before Easter Sunday
b) Mothering Sunday; a day in honor of mothers and/or ones mother church, especially in the United Kingdom and Ireland

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