lent

What Is Lent; Why?
If you were raised in south Louisiana, the question, "did you get your ashes and what are you giving up for Lent?" is not at all strange to you. Nearly a third of the state's population is Catholic.
Most Cajun Ever
We were surfing through one of our favorite websites BuzzFeed.com today when we came across a list of the 29 Most Austin Things That Ever Happened. That got us to thinking... what were the most Cajun things that ever happened? After some careful deliberation, we think we've got a pretty definit…
No Meat Easy In LA?
Is it really a sacrifice for a seafood - loving Catholic in South Louisiana to eat seafood instead of meat on Fridays in Lent?
Get Your Ashes And Decide What To Give Up
If you were raised in south Louisiana, the question, "did you get your ashes and what are you giving up?" is not at all strange to you. Nearly a third of the state's population is Catholic, and the majority of that number live south of Alexandria.
Eat Our Fish "Or Else"
While I understand that restaurants want you to consider them when making your dining decisions, I really didn't expect any of them to go to this extreme!
Why No Meat On Fridays
In the beginning, the Canon Law had meat off limits on EVERY Friday, throughout the year. That law was changed in 1966.