Dig Baton Rouge

BR Catholics: You can eat meat on St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day falls on a Friday this year, but if you’re worried about not getting your usual corned beef and cabbage due to Lent, don’t fret. You can eat meat on St. Patrick’s Day.

Diocese of Baton Rouge Bishop Robert Muench has granted a dispensation from usual Lent rules for the holiday.

“Given the number of Catholics in the Diocese of Baton Rouge who annually celebrate St. Patrick’s Feast Day (March 17), which this year falls on a Friday, a dispensation from the Friday Lenten abstinence from meat is hereby granted,” says Muench in a statement. “Those who choose to accept this dispensation are strongly encouraged to make another act of penance or charity that day.”

Still need some meatless options? Check out our suggestions.

Comments

september

25sep(sep 25)4:30 pm(sep 25)4:30 pmCustomer Appreciation Night + Monday Night Football!

26sep(sep 26)6:00 pm(sep 26)6:00 pmWhisky Tasting

26sep(sep 26)6:00 pm(sep 26)6:00 pmLSU Science Café – Using 3D in Archaeology

27sep(sep 27)7:00 pm(sep 27)7:00 pmBand of Horses

28sep(sep 28)7:00 pm(sep 28)7:00 pmAlpha Omega Wine Dinner

Follow us

Don't be shy, get in touch. We love meeting interesting people and making new friends.

Most popular

X