Catholic gap

Catholic gap

slang For a Catholic wedding, the period of time between the end of the wedding ceremony at the church and the start of the reception at another location. This typically happens with an early afternoon wedding and an evening reception. Ugh, what are we going to do during the Catholic gap? We should at least go and get drinks somewhere.
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"It's not the old Protestant versus Catholic gap, but one between those who attend church regularly versus those who seldom or never go.
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