Lent begins with Ash Wednesday, March 1st. This means a steady diet of fish.

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Growing up a Catholic, we were trained to abstain from meat on Ash Wednesday and on Fridays throughout the season of Lent - Ash Wednesday through Easter Sunday. An act of penance in remembrance of the Friday that Jesus Christ was crucified.

(NOTE: Some Archdioceses grant special dispensation, allowing parishioners to eat meat on St. Patrick's Day, if it falls on a Friday...as it does this year.)

Here are some of the area fish frys. If you know of one we missed, please e-mail us or comment on our Facebook post and we'll get it added!


March 1 (Ash Wednesday)
Blessed Sacrament (Quincy) -- 4:00 - 7:00 pm
Knights of Columbus (Quincy) -- 5:00 - 7:30 pm
St. Francis Solanus/South Solanus Hall (Quincy) -- 5:30 pm

March 3
Knights of Columbus (Quincy) -- 5:00 - 7:30 pm -- $8.00
St. Dominic School (Quincy) -- 4:30 - 7:00 pm
Knights of Columbus (Hannibal) -- 4:30 - 7:00 pm
Eagles Club (Quincy) -- 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Paloma Park (Paloma) -- 4:30 - 7:00 pm

March 10
Knights of Columbus (Quincy) -- 5:00 - 7:30 pm -- $8.00
St. Anthony Church (Quincy) -- 4:30 - 7:00 pm
Sesquicentennial Building (Palmyra) -- 5:00 - 8:00 pm -- $10
Knights of Columbus (Hannibal) -- 4:30 - 7:00 pm
Eagles Club (Quincy) -- 5:00 - 7:00 pm

March 17
Knights of Columbus (Quincy) -- 5:00 - 7:30 pm -- $8.00
St. Dominic School (Quincy) -- 4:30 - 7:00 pm
Knights of Columbus (Hannibal) -- 4:30 - 7:00 pm
Eagles Club (Quincy) -- 5:00 - 7:00 pm

March 24
Knights of Columbus (Quincy) -- 5:00 - 7:30 pm -- $8.00
St. Anthony Church (Quincy) -- 4:30 - 7:00 pm
Knights of Columbus (Hannibal) -- 4:30 - 7:00 pm
Eagles Club (Quincy) -- 5:00 - 7:00 pm

March 31
Knights of Columbus (Quincy) -- 5:00 - 7:30 pm -- $8.00
St. Dominic School (Quincy) -- 4:30 - 7:00 pm
Knights of Columbus (Hannibal) -- 4:30 - 7:00 pm
Eagles Club (Quincy) -- 5:00 - 7:00 pm

April 7
Knights of Columbus (Quincy) -- 5:00 - 7:30 pm -- $8.00
St. Anthony Church (Quincy) -- 4:30 - 7:00 pm
St. Dominic School (Quincy) -- 4:30 - 7:00 pm
Knights of Columbus (Hannibal) -- 4:30 - 7:00 pm
Eagles Club (Quincy) -- 5:00 - 7:00 pm