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Fish fry Fridays

At-home cooking for the Lenten season

 

Like most people, I'm guessing, I know that Catholics don't eat meat on Fridays during Lent. (For the record, I'm Methodist.)

And like most people, I'm also guessing, I never really stopped to think about why they don't. And why is fish OK?

So, doing like most people do these days when looking for an answer to "why," I turned to our good friend Google.

This is what I found on the website for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis at www.archspm.org:

"Catholics abstain from flesh meat on Ash Wednesday, Good Friday and the Fridays of Lent.

"Abstinence is one of our oldest Christian tradi...



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