At Nebraska Fish Fries, All Are Welcome
April 13, 2022
For many Nebraskans, Lent means two things: a time for personal reflection, and a time for weekly fish fries.
My daughter-in-law comes from a big Catholic family who have called Omaha home for generations. This family grew up by Holy Name Catholic Church, and her mom, aunts, uncle, and cousins once again recently hosted me at Holy Name’s weekly fish fry.
The moment I walked in, I was met by the sound of people laughing and talking. The entire church basement was filled with people who were there for fellowship and a good meal. The fish was delicious, the fries and cole slaw were outstan...