The Diocese of Des Moines

Fish Fry Dinners 2018


The following parish Lenten fish fry dinners will be every Friday Feb. 16-March 23 unless otherwise noted. Alternatives to fish are listed.


Altoona, Ss. John and Paul

Fried and baked fish dinners in the parish hall, 4:30-7 p.m. Cost is $10/adults, $5/children; no charge/children age 5 and under.


Council Bluffs, Corpus Christi

At Queen of Apostles Great Hall from 4:30-7 p.m. Cheese pizza & ice cream available. Cost is $10/adults and $5/kids (10 & under).


Elkhart, St. Mary / Holy Cross

At church, Feb. 16, March 2 & 16, 5-7 p.m.  Cost is free will offering.


Granger, Assumption Church

Fried and baked fish dinners at the church, 5:30-7 p.m.  Cheese & vegetable pizza available. Church lady desserts. Price is a freewill offering.

Indianola, St. Thomas Aquinas

In the parish hall, 5:30-7 p.m. Cost is $9/adults and carryouts, $3/children ages 6-12, and free/children ages 5 and under.


Missouri Valley, St. Patrick

Baked or fried fish at Houdek Hall, Feb. 16, March 2 & 16, 5-7 p.m. Mac & cheese available. Feb. 23 will feature potato bar (no fish) plus soup. March 9 will feature sandwich bar (no fish) & soup; March 23 will feature salad bar (no fish) & soup. Cost is $8, or $7 with food or cash donation to the food pantry. Carryout is available.


Neola, St. Patrick

At the parish hall, from 5-7 p.m. Baked potato, grilled cheese sandwich available. Carryout available by calling 712-485-2433. Cost is $9/adults, $4/children ages 5-10, no cost/children under 5.


Norwalk, St. John the Apostle

Baked and fried fish dinners at the parish hall from 5:30-7 p.m. Cheese pizza, baked potato alternatives available. $8/adults, $5/seniors, $3 children 12 and under.


Perry, St. Patrick

At St. Patrick School, 5:30-7 p.m. Shrimp for $2 more & fish tacos available. Cost is $8/ adults, $4.50/10 and younger, maximum $25/family with children.


Red Oak, St. Mary

            Baked or friend fish at the parish hall, 5-7 p.m. $8/adults, $4/children 5-11, free/children under 5. Fish tacos, mac & cheese, baked potatoes available. Youth will sell desserts with the proceeds going to the Faith Formation program. Take-out meals available. Silent auction on March 9.



Des Moines Metro Area:


Des Moines, Basilica of St. John

Baked or fried fish, in the parish hall, 4:45-6:45 p.m. Vegetable eggrolls available. Cost is $9/adults, $3/children, age 4-10, free/3yrs & young. Family rates available (immediate family only).


Des Moines, Christ the King 

In the parish hall, 5-7 p.m.  Cost is $8/adults and $4/children.


Des Moines, Holy Trinity

Baked fish in the social room/gym, 5-7 p.m. Not serving March 9. Mac & cheese, fish tacos available. Cost is $9/adults, $5/kids 5-11, free/5 & under, $35/family.


Des Moines, St. Ambrose Cathedral 

Fish & chips lunches in the parish hall, noon – 1 p.m. Cost is $5.


Des Moines, St. Joseph 

Baked or fried fish, in the parish hall, 5-7 p.m. Tuna casserole, mac & cheese available. Cost is $8/adults, $6/children ages 6-12; children under 6 are free; $35/family (immediate family only).


Des Moines, St. Mary of Nazareth

Baked or fried fish, in the parish hall, 4:30–7 p.m. Baked potato, mac & cheese, beer & wine available. Cost is $9/adults, $8/seniors 60 and older and $5/children 12 and under.


Des Moines, St. Theresa

Baked or beer-battered fried fish, in the parish hall, 5:30-7 p.m. Fish tacos, mac & cheese, cheese or vegetable pizza available. Cost is a freewill offering with the money going to support vocations.


West Des Moines, Sacred Heart

Baked or fried fish, in the parish hall, 5:30-7 p.m. All you can eat. Cheese pizza available. Cost is $9/adults, $5/kids ages 3 to 10 (under 3 free). $35 family maximum.  Proceeds benefit youth ministry programs.


West Des Moines, St. Francis of Assisi

Baked or fried fish, 5:30-7:15 p.m.. Cheese pizza, baked potato, penne pasta, mac & cheese available. Cost is $10/age 13-adult; $5/children ages 6-12 (under 6 is free).


As more listings come in, we will post them on the diocesan website