For some denominations, Fridays in Lent means no meat. Many churches aim to help you out by offering a Friday Fish Fry where you can purchase fried catfish or other seafood and save yourself the trouble of having to cook something. As a bonus, most of these events are also fundraisers for Boy Scouts or the local Knights of Columbus group! Here’s a list of some local churches offering this:
St. Jane de Chantal
price unknown at this time–it was $8 last year
Plate includes your choice of fried catfish, shrimp, or both served with fries or Cajun boiled potatoes, coleslaw, and a drink. Desserts are extra.
Most Holy Trinity
$11/meal $10 for grilled shrimp salad
Fried Catfish or Gulf Shrimp, or combination. Sides offered are mac n cheese or fries, side salad, hush puppies, slice of bread, drink, and dessert.
Child’s plate includes one fish filet, fries, dessert and a drink for $6
To-go and dine-in available.
$10/meal, $5 for kid plate, $35 for family dinner
Fish or Shrimp
You can order your meal on their website. Just click here.
Holy Ghost Catholic Church
Dinner varies each week–here’s a schedule:
- Friday (2/23)-Fried fish dinner, $8
- Friday (3/2)-Fried fish dinner, $8
- Friday, (3/9)-Seafood potatoes, $7
- Friday, (3/16)-Fried fish dinner, $8
- Friday, (3/23)- Seafood potatoes, $8
To-go starts at 4PM. Dine in at 5PM.
Various dinners offered ranging from a $15 for a seafood platter to $6 for homemade gumbo. See flyers below.
Our Lady of Lake
Adult plate is two pieces of fried catfish or one baked filet, three sides, bread, drink, and dessert. Kids plate is one piece of fried catfish, two sides, bread, drink, and dessert. Sides offered are coleslaw, mac n cheese, green beans, and french fries.
Dine in or carry out available.
St. Mary Margaret
Dine-in or Drive-Thru available.
Fried fish, mac n cheese, peas, potato salad, and a roll.