A weekly talk show about people in the Mon Valley area of Pittsburgh

A weekly public affairs show about McKeesport and the Mon Valley, produced in cooperation with WEDO (810) and WZUM (1550).

Two Rivers, 30 Minutes for 2-28-2020


Topic: Lent and the fish fry tradition

Guest: The Rev. Terry O'Connor, pastor, Mary, Mother of God Parish, McKeesport

How topic discussed: In Pittsburgh, eating fish on Fridays during Lent has become a passion for many people, including those who aren't Roman Catholic. Where does the tradition of eating fish on Fridays come from? What meaning does it hold for Catholics? How does a large Catholic parish get ready for its annual fish fry? How are four churches in McKeesport, White Oak and East McKeesport coping with their recent merger into a larger parish?



Filetype: MP3 - Size: 27.25MB - Duration: 29:46 m (128 kbps 44100 Hz)

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