Monday, February 25, 2013
Two fish fry fans are going to at least two a week and reviewing them on their website. They went to Immaculate Conception on Friday. St. Mary Magdalen is next Friday.
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- Doug Miner
Monday, February 25
Nathan Barger and Aaron Terry, both 34, one day last Lenten season decided to go to a fish fry after work, and ended up at Immaculate Conception in Maplewood. “We liked it so much we decided to do it very week,” Barger said. Growing up, Barger went the fry every year at St. Simon the Apostle, in South County. Terry had never been to one. He said they were intrigued by the differences, and started a website, fishfryday.org, to post their reviews of each visit. They have a goal to hit two every Friday. Six are reviewed on the site so far this year. They had business cards made, calling themselves 'Men of Cod.' This is what Barger had to say about the dessert table at Immaculate Conception: The dessert table looked inviting, and the lovely …
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Groups from around the St. Louis area have submitted information about their fish frys. Use this map to find one near you. It's not too late to add another fish fry to the map.
Lent starts Wednesday and runs through March 30. Between now and then, we want to help you find your way to the nearest fish fry in the St. Louis area. Use the map above and click on any of the red markers. A window will pop up with details about that fish fry, supplied by the organizers of the event. Double-click on the map to zoom in, or use the slider on the left to zoom in or out. If you click on the map, you can drag it around to see specific parts of the region. An Associated Press article published in USA Today called fish frys "a timeworn Catholic tradition that provides a safe haven from divides that have long roiled the U.S. church, a place where traditionalist Catholics, progressive Catholics and everyone in between can sit …
Patch has a look at where services will be held Wednesday.
The Lenten season begins for Christians tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 13. Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of 40 days of prayer and reflection before the Easter holiday. Here is look at 2013 Ash Wednesday services in University City, Clayton and Brentwood. Maplewood/Brentwood University City Clayton/Richmond Heights
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
If your Catholic church or other group is operating one this year, here's how you can let us know.
We're eager to get the word out to our readers about where they can find fish frys this Lenten season. If your Catholic church or other group is operating one this year, please fill out this form with the details. We'll compile the list of frys that we get and make sure that information is available to our readers throughout the season. An Associated Press article published in USA Today called fish frys "a timeworn Catholic tradition that provides a safe haven from divides that have long roiled the U.S. church, a place where traditionalist Catholics, progressive Catholics and everyone in between can sit peacefully at the same plastic tablecloth." If you're looking at this on a mobile device, please come back and visit when you're at a …
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Chocolate? Facebook? What are you giving up for this religious time?
If you've logged on to Patch lately, you might have noticed our interactive map of fish frys. It's our way to help anyone giving up meat for Lent find a place for a tasty meal and to support communities. But it got us thinking: What besides meat are you giving up for Lent? And how is it going? It's tough going without something you are used to. If you are sacrificing a favorite food or activity for this period of religious observance, tell us about it. We'd love to know. Submit your responses in the comments below, or email your local Patch editor.
Friday, February 17, 2012
Just in time for Lent, use our map widget to get delicious fish in your Patch.
It's that time of the year! Want to know where you can find delicious fried fish? Find them here on our map! Or have you got a fish fry our users should know about? Email your Patch editor or our Social Media reporter Lindsay at Lindsay.Toler@Patch.com, and we will add them to our map.