Here at Plymouth Fisheries we love to eat all different kinds of fish every day of the week. However, for many people fish is a treat saved for Fridays, with Good Friday being the most popular day of the year to eat fish. So, after the recent Easter celebrations, it got us thinking – why do we tend to always eat fish on Fridays? Eating fish on Fridays is a tradition followed by a lot of families in the UK. The idea of swapping meat for fish on Fridays originated from the Christian faith. The idea of eating fish when fasting has been reiterated throughout history.
Signs like these are common at churches and schools during Lent. But why must Christians abstain from animal meats but not fish this time of year? Patricia Neligan Barley, Sun News. Hence the abundance of Friday fish frys at churches, schools, and other nonprofits. There are several answers to that question.
All adults those who have attained the ‘age of majority’, which is 18 years in canon law are bound by law to fast on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday until the beginning of their sixtieth year. Some articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. In early Pope Paul VI urged that the practice of fasting and abstinence be adapted to fsih economic conditions. To provide a better website experience, owlcation. Interesting history.