fish??

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  1. alice&bump

    alice&bump mummy to katie

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    is anyone not eating meat today?? i never even thought about it! we're going to a family do this afternoon and MILs worried its gona be meat. (it was planned for yesterday and was meant to be chicken!)

    so yea, meat or fish? and if fish, whats your reasoning? (she isnt religious, but its always been the "done thing")
     
  2. Mynxie

    Mynxie Well-Known Member

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    I'm religious and I'm eating fish.

    Nearly fell through the floor when I got to the checkout yesterday though! £5.39 for 4 tins of John West Tuna!! FFS!

    Resession? Bloody piss take if you ask me!
     
  3. Waiting4Bump

    Waiting4Bump Well-Known Member

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    I have no idea what I am having for tea, probably fish though. We aren't religious, but we never seem to have meat on Good Friday!

    Isn't it something to do with the body of Christ?:blush: x
     
  4. Mynxie

    Mynxie Well-Known Member

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    it's cause (ok, I may be wrong, just what I remember from school) Jesus didn't eat at all on Good Friday, so we don't eat one of our staples (ie meat) if you're veggie you're not supposed to have meat replacement stuff like quorn.
     
  5. Ilove

    Ilove Guest

    Not eating meat today but then I dont any day!:laugh2: I wasnt aware that some people stopped just for easter
     
  6. Eoz

    Eoz Mummy of 5! Eeek!

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    Isn't it a tradition to eat fish every friday?
     
  7. chel27

    chel27 mum to 3

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    yeh fridays are known to have fish for some reason!!
     
  8. chel27

    chel27 mum to 3

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    im not religious at all and am having roast beef today!! :)
     
  9. blondeNklutzi

    blondeNklutzi Mika's Mommy and TTC

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    In Catholic tradition it was prohibited to eat meat on Fridays. Although several reasons were given for this, it is acutally linked to a shortage of red meat at some point in history. The church being the main governing body decided that one easy way to alleviate the shortage was to prohibit eating red meat on one day a week. Eventually the Church began to allow people to eat meat on Fridays, just not during lent.

    Please note, this post is not intended to be offensive in any way, I'm simply pointing out how a practical need became a theological mandate. I was raised in a Catholic town and take part in many Catholic traditions, including not eating meat on Fridays.
     
  10. 1st_baby

    1st_baby Guest

    Oh dear lol i completely forgot lol I had bacon this morning :)
     
  11. tasha41

    tasha41 Mum & Dad + 1

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    I'm having baccala later tonight.. it makes the whole house stink like fish. Arg.

    But I usually fast all day on Good Friday ??
     
  12. Bec L

    Bec L Proud mum to 2 girls/1boy

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    Mmmm we went to my SILs for a buffet this aft and it was an all fish/seafood buffet and it was DELISH. In fact we were saying that every time she does a buffet we should leave out the meat, as it was all so yum!
     
  13. Mummi2b

    Mummi2b x Mummy to Adrhianna x

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    oh i never heard of that i n
    know people have like a fish noght on fiday but i didnt know about the easer friday thing lol


    xxxxx
     
  14. danni2609

    danni2609 Guest

    I had chicken:blush:
     
  15. jennie_78

    jennie_78 Mum to Caitlin, and TTC

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    IM not religious but i was brought up not to eat meat on good friday.
    My OH had never heard of it, but he happily eats fish with me now.
    We had haddock and it was yummy.
     
  16. JASMAK

    JASMAK Mom of three

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    Pork chops here! LOL! Never heard of the fish thing, and I grew up Catholic. We did deprive ourselves of our "favorites" but that wasn't just for good Friday.
     
  17. Jem

    Jem Mummy of 2

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    Oops I had gammon last night!!! x
     
  18. Just red meat for me!
     
  19. embo216

    embo216 Mummy to 3 <3

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    i'm not religious whatsoever and i just had a meat feast pizza!
     

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