Tag Archives: Catholic Church
April 16, 2014 by Ashlee Clark Thompson
Sometimes, I can be pretty naive for my own good. Take this blog post, for example.
I’ve had a case of the warm fuzzies all day after attending my first Passover Seder on Monday. I spent a wonderful evening learning about the Jewish holiday, drinking a lot of kosher wine, eating my weight in matzo, and having some great conversations with folks I would’ve never met otherwise.
A few weeks ago, I had the tinglies after a trip with two of my best friends to Holy Family Catholic Church’s Friday fish fry, a Catholic tradition during the Christian holiday of Lent. There I was, in a gym full of strangers, eating a fish sandwich, listening to someone holler out Keno numbers over the crowd. It was the best Friday night I’d had in ages.
I’m not Catholic. I’m not Jewish. But both communities welcomed me with the one event that has the formative power to bridge divides — a good meal.
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February 14, 2013 by Ashlee Clark Thompson
Let’s not use this blog to talk religion. Instead, let’s rejoice in fried fish.
The Archdiocese of Louisville released their schedule of fish fry events, which you can view here. You can look find your nearest Catholic church by searching by zip code. The document also lists the times you can pick up your meal.
Kudos to Erin Keane at WFPL for pointing me in the archdiocese’s direction.