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 South County and Arnold: Are we missing a service? Let us know! Leave a comment below or email Karlie Baker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 the religious holiday?
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- Dan Barger
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
If you've logged on to Patch lately, you may have noticed our interactive map of fish frys. It's our way to help anyone giving up meat on Fridays 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 the religious holiday, tell us about it. We'd love to hear about it. Submit your responses in the comments below, or email local Patch editor Dan Barger at Dan.Barger@patch.com.