Fish Fries & Lenten Dinners – Week of March 5

Published Mar 5, 2014 at 12:01 am (Updated Feb 28, 2014 at 1:33 pm)

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Christ U.M. Church will hold fish fries March 5 and all Fridays in Lent. The menu will include fish, shrimp and chicken fingers. Potato and tomato soups will be sold on Ash Wednesday; wedding and mushroom soups on Fridays. Sides are mac and cheese, rice, fries, fruit and salad. Desserts will be available. Call 412-835-6621.

St. Thomas More Church will hold Lenten dinners 4:30-7:30 p.m. on Fridays March 7-April 11. Choose from pasta or baked cod. Kids menu for ages 10 and younger. Pastas for March 14 will be linguini with shrimp, four cheese penne or penne with marinara. New this year is all-you-can-eat penne with marinara for $12. Beer, wine, pop and desserts will be available.


The Bridgeville Volunteer Fire Department will hold a Lenten fish fry 4-7 p.m. March 7 on Commercial Street. Eat in, take out or delivery. Call 412-221-1711 to order. Fish fries are planned at the same time and place March 21, April 4 and Good Friday.


St. Patrick Parish will hold fish fries on Fridays in Lent (except Good Friday). Lunch is served 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Fax lunch orders to 724-746-1112. Dinner is 4-7 p.m. Baked and fried cod, shrimp, seafood platter and sides: fries, mac and cheese, pierogies, stewed tomatoes, soups, hushpuppies, cole slaw, dessert. Homemade pierogies will also be available.


Carnegie U. M. Church will hold fish fries 4-7 p.m. Fridays in Lent and noon-7 p.m. on Good Friday. Dinners and a la cart menu available. Choose from fried or baked fish, chicken, shrimp, crab cakes, fries, cabbage & noodles, mac and cheese and cole slaw. To order, call 412-279-3020 after 2:30 p.m.

Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH) Division 32 holds Lenten fish fries from 4-7 p.m. March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 4 and 11 at the Ukrainian-American Citizens Club, Mansfield Blvd. at Walnut Street. Fried and baked fish, baked potatoes, fries, mac and cheese, coleslaw, haluska and shrimp bisque are available. Irish potato nachos exclusive to The Ukes Club will include a build-your-own-fixins buffet with hot cheese, sour cream, salsa and jalapeño peppers. Beverages and baked goods prepared by Ladies Ancient Order Hibernians Division 32 will be available.

For more information, call 412-854-5555 or email


St. Pius X. Byzantine Catholic Church on Brownsville Road will hold its annual Lenten Pirohy sale noon-6 p.m. March 7 and Fridays during Lent except Good Friday. Varieties include potato/cheese, sauerkraut, cabbage, and cottage cheese. Prices range from $7-$10 per dozen. Haluski also will be sold each week. Eat-in or take out. To place orders in advance, call 412-881-8344.

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St. Norbert Church will hold a fish fry 4-7:30 p.m. Ash Wednesday and every Friday in Lent.

The menu includes baked or fried fish, shrimp, crab cakes, pierogies, mac and cheese, fries, haluski, stewed tomatoes, potato pancakes, pizza and soup. Desserts will be available. Fish sandwiches for take-out only will be available 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Call 412-881-8201 for take-out.


St. Mary Roman Catholic Church will hold its annual fish fry beginning on Ash Wednesday and continuing each Friday during Lent.

The menu features panko breaded deep fried cod in oil that is cholesterol and trans-fat free. Baked cod, salmon, Maine lobster rolls, homemade crab cakes, pan-seared scallops, shrimp-in-a-basket, jumbo shrimp and cabbage/noodles are also available. New this year is seafood pizza. Sides include green beans, baked potatoes, Chrisfries, coleslaw and mac and cheese. Homemade desserts are $2.50.

Hours are 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m. for eat-in or take-out service. Call 412-221-9771 event days or 412-221-1560 nonevent days.

For a complete menu and directions, visit


St. Benedict the Abbot Church offers Lenten Fish Fries beginning on Ash Wednesday, with dinner only from 4-7:30 p.m. (take out only).

Continuing every Friday, March 7 through April 11, lunch will be served from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and dinner will be from 4-7:30 p.m. (eat-in or take out).

On Good Friday, lunch only will be served from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. (take out only).

Lunch includes fried fish basket (sandwich, fries, coleslaw), fish sandwiches, soup specials and cheese pizza. Dinner includes fish baskets (fried or baked fish or shrimp) with fries and coleslaw, fish sandwiches, cheese pizza (whole or by the slice), soup, pierogies, haluski and mac and cheese.

• Lenten Gathering will be held Tuesdays during Lent, beginning March 11. An evening Mass will take place at 6:30 p.m. followed by a meager meal. There is no charge, but a freewill offering will be donated to a local charity each week.


Rennerdale Vol. Fire Department will hold fish fries 4-8 p.m. on March 7, 21 and April 4 and 18. Call 412-276-9652 for take-out orders. Fish fries will be held 3:30-7 p.m. at the Presto Fire Department. For take-out orders, call 412-221-5677.


Our Lady of Grace Parish will hold fish fries 4:30-7 p.m. Ash Wednesday and Fridays in Lent beginning March 14. Choose from fish, shrimp, crab cakes and seafood platter. Sides include fries, baked potato, pierogies, haluski, soup and mac and cheese. Dinners include dessert and beverage.

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