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Mothering Sunday often called Mothers’ Day is the fourth Sunday of Lent. Historically, churchgoers in England would worship at their nearest parish or ‘daughter church’ on Sundays. In the days of domestic service this would have been the nearest church to where they were working.
However, it was considered important for people to return to their home or ‘mother’ church once a year and as the fourth Sunday of Lent was traditionally given to servants and apprentices as a day off, it was often used to visit their ‘mother’ church as well as visiting their mother and family.
Click here to discover more about the Victorian origins of the English Mothering Sunday