Fridays during Lent means fish fries


YOUNGSTOWN β€” Friday during Lent for Catholics – and many non-Catholics – means it’s time for fish.

Though the practice of eating fish on holy days can be found in pre-Christian religions, the Christian tradition dates back to at least the fourth century.

Monsignor John Zuraw, the chancellor of the Youngstown Diocese, said that Fridays during Lent are intended to be days of both abstinence and escalation for Catholics.

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