Lent in Omaha — a right time of moderation for most within the Omaha metro area — can also be synonymous with long lines of delighted individuals waiting for heaping heaps of deep-fried seafood, pasta and mac & cheese. Nebraska Realty agents are not any strangers to fish fries and rejoice aided by the approach of Ash Wednesday and also the start of yearly Lenten seafood fry period. And yes, fish fry hopping is actually a thing.

Individuals who have never ever accompanied when you look at the enjoyable must not wait. Each one is welcome. Lenten seafood fries and pasta dinners (that includes games, raffles, pickle cards, and bake product sales) tend to be the fundraising event that is biggest of the season for several churches, schools, and charities through the entire Omaha metro area.

“The seafood is really great at Mary the Queen and their Mac & Cheese may be the bomb!”

Kellie Konz Wieczorek

The festive “fry-day” gatherings are a favorite yearly ritual in Midwestern towns and cities like Omaha with robust Catholic communities. A few dozen churches, in Omaha, will host seafood fries through the 40 times of Lenten fast. Continue reading