16th March 2015
Mothering Sunday is a Christian event celebrated by Catholic and Protestant Christians in some parts of Europe. It falls on the fourth Sunday in Lent. it became an occasion for honouring the mothers of children and giving them presents. It is increasingly being called Mother's Day, although that has always been a secular event quite different from the original Mothering Sunday. In the UK, Mothering Sunday is celebrated in the same way as Mother's Day is celebrated elsewhere.