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How do you find local church fish fries?

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Local newspapers, television station websites and Catholic diocese publications are some of the best ways to learn about local church fish fries. One such online directory, cleveland.com, in Cleveland, Ohio, includes a map of all area fish fries that occur on Fridays during the Lenten season.

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Lenten fish fries were once primarily held by Catholic churches so that parishioners could gather to eat a meatless meal during the religious "fasting" period of 40 days before Easter. While many Catholic churches still offer fish fries during Lent to parishioners and the local public, Fox 8 Cleveland shows that Lenten fish fries are now also held by other Christian churches, local fire departments, and social and civic clubs.

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