Georgia Bulletin

The Newspaper of the Catholic Archdiocese of Atlanta


Parishes announce fish fry dinners

Published March 8, 2018

ATLANTA—It’s the season for Lenten fish fry dinners in parishes across the archdiocese. Here’s a sampling:

All Saints Church, 2443 Mount Vernon Road, Dunwoody, in the gym

When: Fridays of Lent, through March 23; 5-8 p.m.

Menu: Fried fish, fried shrimp, broiled salmon and broiled fish with specific side dishes. Separate sides include macaroni and cheese, fries, green beans, roasted potatoes, hush puppies and slaw. Also available is the parish’s famous clam chowder. Free iced tea and water. Sodas $1 and beer/wine $3

Cost: $9 for all adult meals except salmon ($10); $5 for children; $1 per meal discount for seniors from 5-6 p.m.

Contact: 404-234-4157 for information.

St. Andrew Church, 675 Riverside Road, Roswell

When: Fridays of Lent, through March 23; 5:30-8 p.m.

Host: Knights of Columbus.

Menu: Baked and fried fish, many side dishes and drinks. Delicious desserts also served. Takeout available.

Cost: Dinner is $9 for adults, $6 for children with a family maximum of $28.

Contact: for directions.

St. Joseph Church, 87 Lacy Street, Marietta, Marist Hall

When: Fridays of Lent, through March 23, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Host: Knights of Columbus Council 4599.

Menu: Fried, baked and blackened fish, fish tacos, served with French fries, hush puppies, green beans, fresh coleslaw, macaroni and cheese, and clam chowder. Beverages will be coffee, lemonade and tea. Deluxe desserts offered by the St. Vincent de Paul Society.

Cost: Adults, $9; children 3-12 years, $5; and children under 3 eat for free. Family maximum for two adults and three children is $25; families with three or more teenagers, $35.

Activities: Stations of the Cross at 7 p.m.

Contact: to learn more.

St. Catherine of Siena Church, 1618 Ben King Road, Kennesaw, school gymnasium

When: Fridays of Lent through March 23; 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Host: Knights of Columbus Council 9923.

Menu: Beer battered fried or baked fish, French fries, hush puppies, coleslaw, pasta casserole, soup and beverages. Fish sandwiches available for the children.

Cost: Adults, 13-61 eat for $8; those 62 and older, $7; children 6-12, $6; children under 5 eat for free. Family dinner price for two adults and two children is $25. Credit and debit cards accepted.

Contact: Eric Hill for details at

St. John Neumann Church, 801 Tom Smith Road, SW, Lilburn, Reynolds Hall

When: Fridays, March 9, 16 and 23; 5-8 p.m.

Host: The Knights of Columbus Council 7923.

Menu: For adults, baked or fried fish dinners, and shrimp dinners with two hush puppies and choice of two sides from French fries, mac and cheese, side salad or coleslaw. Shrimp skewers and clam chowder also available. For children, fish nuggets with mac and cheese and side salad or cheese quesadilla and a hush puppy. Water, iced tea and coffee included. Desserts served. Adult beverages and soft drinks available.

Cost: Adult fish dinners, $8.50; adult shrimp dinners, $9; children’s dinners, $4.

Contact: for details.

St. Marguerite d’Youville Church, 85 Gloster Road, Lawrenceville, Floyd Farabaugh Hall

When: Fridays of Lent through March 23; 5-8 p.m.

Host: Knights of Columbus Council #2905.

Cost: Main dishes vary in price for adults and children. A family meal deal is $25 and includes two adult meals and two child meals of fried fish or meatless pasta.

Menu: Seafood sampler, fried and grilled fish, seafood salad, and meatless pasta dishes. Sides include onion rings, fries, clam chowder, and baked potatoes. Homemade desserts.

Contact: visit

St. Michael Church, 1440 Pearce Circle, Gainesville, Social Hall

When: Fridays of Lent through March 23; 5:30-7 p.m.

Cost: The fish dinners are $7 per person.

Contact: Richard Mayberry at

St. Michael the Archangel Church, 490 Arnold Mill Road, Woodstock, Family Center

When: Fridays of Lent through March 23; 5-7 p.m.

Host: The Knights of Columbus.

Menu: Fried fish, French fries, mac and cheese, baked potato, roll, coleslaw, green beans, corn, hushpuppies, clam chowder and drinks. One of the following will be served each week: swordfish, pecan-crusted trout, mahi-mahi, tuna steaks, salmon and red grouper. Desserts provided by the Columbiettes.

Cost: Adults admitted for $9; children ages 5 to 12, $5. Children age 4 and younger eat for free. Admission for a family of four or more residing in same household is $27. Debit and credit cards accepted with a processing fee.

Activities: Raffle basket drawings at each dinner.

Contact: for directions.

St. Monica Church, 1700 Buford Highway, Duluth, St. Augustine Hall

When: Fridays of Lent through March 23; 5-7 p.m.

Host: Knights of Columbus.

Menu: Entrée items are baked or fried fish, shrimp, and shrimp with pasta. Sides are hush puppies, green beans, slaw, fries, pasta with marinara and pierogies. Beverages provided. Desserts while they last.

Cost: Adults and children 12 and older, $8; children 3-12, $4; and children under 3 eat free. Takeout available. Shrimp and pasta is a premier entrée and costs $10.


Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 1350 Hearst Drive, NE, Atlanta, Marist Hall

When: Fridays in Lent through March 23; 6 p.m.

Menu: Baked and fried fish, coleslaw, mac and cheese, hush puppies, salad, fries, lemonade and water.

Cost: $10 per person or $35 per family; $5 for children 10 and younger, and children 2 and younger eat free.


St. George Church, 771 Roscoe Road, Newnan

When: Every Friday during Lent; 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Host: Knights of Columbus.

Menu: A traditional fish and chips meal, along with grilled cheese sandwiches and cheese quesadillas for the kids. Additionally, the menu rotates fish tacos and shrimp quesadillas weekly.

Cost: $7 for adults and $5 for children, with kids 7 and under eating for free.


St. Jude the Apostle Church, 7171 Glenridge Drive, Sandy Springs

When: 5:30-8 p.m. on Friday, March 23, in the school cafeteria

Host: The men’s club. Proceeds used to support parish projects.

Menu: Fried white fish, baked salmon, fish tacos, quesadillas, hush puppies, French fries, mac and cheese, coleslaw. Beverages include iced tea, lemonade and water. For dessert, the preschool will host a bake sale.

Cost: Discounted tickets available in advance at Tickets online are $8 ($5 for children ages 4- 13) with a family maximum of $35. Tickets at the door are $10 ($5 for ages 4-13) with a family maximum of $40. Kids 3 and under eat free. Dine at church or takeout. Adult beverages by donation. Cash and checks accepted at the door.

Contact: Parish office at 770-394-3896 or the men’s club at

St. Oliver Plunkett Church, 3200 Brooks Drive, Snellville

When: 5-7:30 p.m.; each Friday of Lent through March 23 in the parish’s family center.

Host: The parish men’s club.

Cost: Adult dinners are $8 per person and children under 12 years eat for $4 each.

Menu: Tilapia, fried or baked; French fries, coleslaw or salad, clam chowder, macaroni and cheese, dessert and lemonade, water and coffee.

Activities: The parish has Stations of the Cross each Friday at 7 p.m. in English and 8 p.m. in Spanish.

Contact: for directions.

Holy Cross Church, 3773 Chamblee-Tucker Road, Atlanta

When: Fridays of Lent through March 23; 5:30-8 p.m.

Host: Knights of Columbus, Council 10355. Proceeds benefit numerous parish ministries and the council’s community projects.

Menu/Cost: Menu selections vary but include shrimp and grits for $11, baked tilapia for $9 or popcorn shrimp for $6. Sides include green beans, fries, mac and cheese, slaw, and hush puppies. Desserts offered are banana pudding, peach cobbler and ice cream. Credit and debit cards, checks, as well as cash accepted.

Contact: Call 404-643-1905 for pre-orders.

St. Brendan the Navigator Church, 4533 Shiloh Road, Cumming

When: 5-8 p.m.; Fridays of Lent, through March 23 in the church social hall. Dine-in service, takeout and a drive-thru.

Host: Knights of Columbus Council 12942.

Menu: Fried or baked fish, homemade fries, vegetables, coleslaw, rolls, dessert and soft drinks. Children’s menu includes fish sticks or grilled cheese sandwich, mac and cheese, slaw and dessert.

Cost: $10 for adults; $5 for children 6-12 and free for children 5 and younger. Family maximum is $35. Cash, checks or credit cards accepted. Tickets available at the door.

Contact: 770-851-4414 for details.

Cathedral of Christ the King, 2699 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta

When: Fridays of Lent, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Menu: Baked tilapia or fried cod, hush puppies, roasted redskin potatoes, macaroni and cheese, green beans, honey butter carrots and kale salad. Beverages include tea, lemonade and Coca-Cola products.

Cost: $10 for adults, $5 for children and $40 for family meals. Proceeds benefit the MUST summer lunch program of the cathedral.

Contact: RSVP for the meals at

St. Thomas More Church, 636 W. Ponce de Leon Ave., Decatur

When: Fridays of Lent through March 23, 6:30 p.m.

Host: The Knights of Columbus.

Menu: Fried catfish, baked tilapia, fish sticks, fish tacos, salad, pasta, green beans, baked potatoes, fries or tots, tea and lemonade.

Cost: $10 for adults (16–64 years), $8 seniors (65 and over), $5 children (6–15 years), and free for those age 5 and younger (two per paying adult), $30 family max.


Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 2885 Briarcliff Road, NE, Atlanta, school cafeteria

When: Fridays of Lent through March 23, 6-7:30 p.m.

Menu: The March 9 menu is Latin fare with cheese enchiladas, rice and beans, fried fish, fries and hush puppies. For March 16, the menu features fried and broiled fish, fried shrimp, fries, hush puppies, macaroni and cheese and coleslaw. The March 23 menu is seafood gumbo, fried fish, fries and hush puppies. Water, tea and lemonade served. Wine and beer for a donation.

Cost: $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and $5 for children. Dine-in or take-out.

Contact: 404-636-1418 or


Prince of Peace Church, 6439 Spout Springs Road, Flowery Branch, youth center

When: Fridays of Lent through March 23; 5-7 p.m.

Host: The men’s club.

Menu: fried fish, coleslaw, fries, hushpuppies, homemade sweets, soft drinks and more

Activities: The parish has Stations of the Cross at 6:30 p.m. every Friday and Via Crucis at 8:30 p.m. A bilingual Mass is celebrated at 7:30 p.m.