Why Catholics Don’t Eat Meat on Fridays

Fr. Joel Being Catholic

Not really. The first Pope was actually a fisherman. But back then meat wasn’t a staple food. For most ancient peoples, “flesh meat” (birds and mamals) was a luxury enjoyed by the rich. The rest of the people only ate meat on special occasions. Abstinence from meat meant everyone had to eat like the poor.

Let Perpetual Light Shine Upon Us (#518, Lent 4)

Fr. Joel Homilies

Receive the Light of Christ… when you walk in His light, you can avoid stumbling over the latest fads. The light of God’s merciful love can reach you no matter how far you wander. May you keep the flame of faith alive in your heart. (15 Mar 2015)