Why Do Catholics Eat Fish On Friday?: The Catholic Origin To Just About Everything

Why Do Catholics Eat Fish On Friday?: The Catholic Origin To Just About Everything

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Paperback, Palgrave MacMillan, 2005, ISBN# 1403969671
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WHY DO CATHOLICS EAT FISH ON FRIDAY?

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WHY DO CATHOLICS EAT FISH ON FRIDAY?

Did you know that the origins of Groundhog Day stem from a Catholic tradition? Or that the common pretzel was once a Lenten reward for the pious?" Why Do Catholics Eat Fish on Friday" is a fascinating guide to the roots of all-things-Catholic. This smart and concise guide will introduce readers to the hidden heritage in many commonplace things that make up contemporary life. The reader-friendly format and the illuminating entries will make this guide a perfect gift for Catholics and anyone who loves a bit of historic trivia.
Table of Contents - Foreword * Time * Manners & Dining Etiquette * Food * Drink * Music & Theater * Sports & Games * Holidays & Festivities * Flowers & Plants * Insects, Animals, & More * American Places * International, National, & State Symbols * Clothes & Other Sundry Inventions * Education & Superstition * Art & Science * Law & Architecture * Epilogue: Words, Words, Words--Catholic, Anti-Catholic, and Post-Catholic

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Number of Pages: 214
Number in Series: 1
Original Languages: English
Subject: CATHOLICS
Author: Foley, Michael P.
Target Audience: Trade
Edition: Annotated
Book Format: Paperback
Publisher: St Martins Pr
ISBN-13: 9781403969675
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 5.50 x 8.25 x 0.50 Inches
ISBN-10: 1403969671
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This is a gift for my husband who will become Catholic on Easter this year. I thought it would make a great gift! Enjoy~

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