Our list of Lenten fish frys: Is yours missing? Tell us!

Photo Caption: Fish frys are a popular event at Catholic parishes, institutions, and organizations especially during the season of Lent. Here is a round-up of many planned in the Diocese of Peoria.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Following is a list of Lenten fish frys in the Diocese of Peoria made known to The Catholic Post. To add to this list, email cathpost@cdop.org or call our newsroom at 1-800-340-5630.

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BENSON: The Knights of Columbus, St. Francis of Assisi Council No. 4293, will have fish frys on Fridays, March 21 and April 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Benson American Legion, 121 N. Main St. The menu includes Alaskan walleye (all you can eat), coleslaw, green beans, applesauce, bread and a drink. The cost is $8 for adults and $6 for children younger than 12. Carry-outs will be available for $8. Proceeds will benefit the council’s charitable causes.

BLOOMINGTON: St. Mary School, 603 W. Jackson, will host a fish fry on Fridays, April 4 and 11, serving from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Guests will have a choice of fish (all you can eat) or pasta and two sides. Both meals come with drinks and dessert. Tickets for adults are $7 if purchased in advance or $8 at the door. The cost for children in grades one through five is $5. Children in kindergarten or younger eat for free. For advance tickets, send email to FishFry@StMarysSchool.net or call the church office at (309) 827-8526. All proceeds will be used to support St. Mary School.

CHERRY: Holy Trinity Parish, 212 S. Main, will hold a fish fry on Friday, March 28, from 4 to 8 p.m. in the church hall. The menu includes fish, french fries, coleslaw, rolls, drinks and dessert. The cost is $7 and carry-outs are available. Proceeds and donations will support Holy Trinity’s Low Income Energy Assistance Fund.

CLINTON: St. John Parish, 505 N. Monroe St., will host a fish fry on Fridays from March 21 to April 11, serving from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the parish hall. The menu includes fish, scalloped potatoes, green beans, bread, applesauce, desserts and a drink. The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children 12 and younger. Proceeds from the March 14 event will assist Alpha Delta Kappa Teacher Scholarships. Alpha Delta Kappa is an honorary sorority for educators. Proceeds from the last four Fridays will assist St. John Parish.

EAST PEORIA: The Knights of Columbus will hold fish frys on Fridays, March 21 and March 28, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at St. Monica’s Hall, 303 Campanile Drive. In addition to the fish (all you can eat), the meal includes baked potato, lettuce salad and rolls The cost is $7.50 for adults and $3.50 for children. Hot dog plates are $3. The proceeds will be donated to the Msgr. E.L. Grzybowski Community Charities.

ELMWOOD: St. Patrick Church, 802 W. Main St., is planning its annual fish/shrimp frys for the Fridays of Lent, serving from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The menu includes fish or shrimp, potato, applesauce, coleslaw, roll, drink and homemade desserts. The cost is $9 for adults and $4 for children. Proceeds will go to the parking lot fund.

GENESEO: The Knights of Columbus will hold fish frys on Fridays, March 21 and April 11, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the parish hall of St. Malachy Church, 595 E. Ogden Ave. In addition to fish, dinners include baked potato, coleslaw or applesauce, bread, dessert and a beverage. A free-will donation will be accepted.

KEWANEE: Visitation Catholic School, 107 S. Lexington, will have fish frys on all the Fridays in March as well as Good Friday, April 18, serving from 5 to 7 p.m. in the school gym. Meals include fish (all you can eat), baked potato, baked beans, coleslaw, bread, drink and dessert. The cost is $7 for adults and $3 for children younger than 10. Cheese pizza will also be available.

MENDOTA: The Mendota Knights of Columbus Council 2090 has an all-you-can-eat buffet style fish fry every Friday night in Lent at the Mendota Elks Club, 707 Indiana Ave. Cost is $10 per person and a children’s meal of grilled cheese and fries is available for $3. For carry-out orders, call (815) 910-6176. Proceeds will go to the purchase of new tops for the cafeteria tables at Holy Cross School and also toward a new ultrasound machine for Abigail Women’s Clinic. The Mendota-based clinic serves the Illinois Valley region.

METAMORA: The Knights of Columbus, Our Lady of Sorrows Council No. 3060, will hold a fish fry on Fridays, March 21 and April 4, from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Snyder Village Center, 1200 E. Partridge St. The menu includes walleye (all you can eat), potato salad or baked potato, green beans, applesauce and bread. Grilled cheese sandwiches will also be available. The cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children ages 5 to 9. Children 4 and younger eat for free. Carry-outs will be available. Proceeds will benefit the charitable causes of the Knights of Columbus.

MONMOUTH: The Monmouth Council of the Knights of Columbus are planning a fish fry for every Friday in Lent until April 11, in the Knights of Columbus Hall, 120 S. Sunny Lane. Meals will be served from 5:30 to 7 p.m. The cost is $11 for adults and $6.50 for children. Carry-outs will be available.

MORTON: The Morton Knights of Columbus will host Friday fish frys from March 7 to April 18, in the Knights of Columbus Hall, 616 W. David St. The hours are 5:30 to 8 p.m. In addition to the fried or baked walleye (all you can eat), dinners include potato, beans, coleslaw, applesauce, coffee and bread. The buffet is $10 for adults and $5 for children younger than 10. The maximum cost for a family buffet is $50. Fried catfish dinners will also be available for $14. Prices are subject to change without notice. For more information, visit mortonkofc.com.

NAUVOO: Alleman Council 1853 of the Knights of Columbus will host a fish fry on Friday, March 28, at 5:30 p.m. in the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1279 Mulholland St. Meals include fried catfish, potato salad and coleslaw. A free-will donation will be accepted. Carry-outs will be available. Proceeds will benefit the council’s charitable causes.

PEORIA: The Knights of Columbus, St. Clement Council No. 12407, will sponsor a fish fry every Friday in Lent through April 11, serving from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in the parish hall of St. Jude Church, 10811 N. Knoxville. The cost is $10 for all you can eat, $8 for an adult meal with two fillets, and $5 for a child’s meal with one fillet and macaroni and cheese. Meals also include potato, salad and dessert. Carry-outs will be available.

PEORIA: St. Philomena Parish will have Fish Fry Fridays on March 21 and April 4, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the school cafeteria, 3216 N. Emery. Enter through the gymnasium doors (entrance No. 7). The menu includes fried catfish, fried shrimp, fried frog legs, fried walleye, baked cod, cheese pizza, baked potato, macaroni and cheese, and salad. Drinks and desserts will be sold separately. Carry-outs are available, but orders cannot be accepted over the phone.

PEORIA: The Knights of Columbus, Spalding Council No. 427, will serve a fish fry on all Fridays of Lent from 5 to 7 p.m. at the club, 7403 N. Radnor Road.

PEORIA: St. Bernard Parish will host fish frys on March 21 and April 4 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the East Bluff Community Center (the old school), 512 E. Kansas Ave. Cost is $8 for catfish, shrimp, fried cod or baked cod, or $3 per child’s meal.

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