November 25th Tire Sainte Catherine (Pulled Taffy)

November 25th is known as Sainte Catherine’s Feast Day within the Catholic Church around the world. Sainte Catherine was martyred in the early 4th century. She is considered by many as the most important of the virgin martyrs. Sainte Catherine regained popularity towards the end of the Middle Ages and she became the model for proper feminine behavior and the patron saint of young unwed women.

In Quebec, November 25th is also become know as taffy day, or Tire Sainte Catherine in French.

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