Laetare Sunday the fourth Sunday of Lent. The name comes from Latin Laetare ‘Rejoice’, the opening word of the Introit, and the day marks the point at which the rigours of Lent are temporarily relaxed. It is also known as Mothering Sunday and Refreshment Sunday.
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