Why the Name Fish Sticks

fishsticks.jpgCatholic baby boomers–at least in my Midwest town–grew up on fish sticks, salmon patties, and tuna-noodle casseroles every Friday of the year–not just the Fridays of Lent.

Fish can mean many things including “a person who is wanted” (Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men. …. Matthew 8:22 Stick also has several definitions including “a piece of the material composing something”–as in the people who compose the Body of Christ.

This blog will examine the present day reality of anything Catholic but specifically the spiritual journey of pre-Vatican II baby boomers living in the post-Vatican II 21st century.

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  1. This is really a great start to getting the blog going — your unique insight into our Catholic upbringing versus our children will generate lots of comments etc…

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