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three people sit at a green-table-clothed table with fish sandwiches in front of them, smiling and talking
Ted Anthony - Associated Press
The Lenten fish fry, a staple of many parishes and fire departments alike, has made its way into the digital age with an interactive map for the Western Pennsylvania region.
Arts & CultureIdeas
Jim McDermott
Instead of focusing on what some critic or pundit has to say about what was important from the last year, what would it be like if we went through our own calendars and credit card statements and made top 10 lists of our own?
 Monty Don, the host of “Gardeners’ World” (photo: Britbox)
Arts & CultureTelevision
Jim McDermott
My go-to for holiday comfort is generally British TV shows. Any TV trip to the U.K. feels instantly like a vacation.
A colorful array of fresh fruits and vegetables on a platter.
FaithFaith in Focus
Chloe Gunther
I became a vegetarian, and I am now thinking about becoming a vegan. In this discernment, I see God staring back at me.
Politics & SocietyPodcasts
A conversation about Catholic social teaching and ethical eating.
A fancy lobster dinner with lemon on the side.
FaithFaith in Focus
Jim McDermott
Do we actually believe in the idea of having fish on Fridays as a form of self-mortification or solidarity with those who have less? Or do we look at it more like paying our taxes — giving up the least possible amount?