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Friday Lenten Meal Schedule

Posted on February 22, 2024 in: Lent

Friday Lenten Meal Schedule

Fasting & abstinence

Ash Wednesday and Good Friday are obligatory days of fasting and abstinence for Catholics. In addition, Fridays during Lent are obligatory days of abstinence.


The norms of fasting are obligatory from age 18 until age 59. When fasting, a person is permitted to eat one full meal, as well as two smaller meals that together are not equal to a full meal.


The norms concerning abstinence from meat are binding upon members of the Catholic Church from age 14 onwards.


Churches offering Friday Lenten meals

Are you looking for a break from cooking? Here are a number of churches that will do the cooking for you — and they’ll even serve it with a smile!


St. Mary Church of the Visitation, Clinton

5 p.m.-7 p.m.

Dinners: eat in or take out


St. Patrick Church, East Hampton

4:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.


St. Sebastian Church, Middletown

Church Hall, 6 p.m., followed by the Stations of the Cross


Sacred Heart School Cafeteria, Groton

Meatless Meals- grilled cheese, tuna melts, tuna wraps, chowder and tomato soup

5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.


St. Mary Church, Portland 

Simple Lenten Soups

6 p.m.


St. Matthew Church, Tolland

Fish Fry

5 p.m.-7 p.m.


St. Maurice Church, Bolton

Baked fish and chips, cole slaw, roll w/butter

4 p.m.-6:30 p.m.


Sacred Heart Church, Norwichtown

Church Hall, following the Stations of the Cross, which begins at 6 p.m.


St. John the Apostle Church Hall,  Plainfield

4 p.m.- 7 p.m. 

Take-out only. To order, call 860.564.8085

Knights of Columbus Council 7054 Lenten Fish Fry

Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Gales Ferry

4:30 p.m.-6:25 p.m.

No ordering by phone. Join us in the hall or enjoy at home. Sorry, no table service this year.


Notre Dame Church, Durham

6  p.m., prior to the Stations of the Cross




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