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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Sunday, Rose

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Fourth Sunday in Lent named from the first words of the Introit; also called Golden Rose, Mediana, Mothering, and Rose Sunday. Celebrated in joyful spirit because the observance of Lent is half over, rose-colored vestments are worn instead of purple, and flowers are allowed on the altar. See also the Catholic Encyclopedia article.

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Entry for 'Sunday, Rose'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. 1910.

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