March 07, 2019

It’s Lent- “God bless the muskrat, for she is a fish”

By JD Flynn
Muskrat / Credit: Tom Koerner/USFWS - Public Domain
Muskrat / Credit: Tom Koerner/USFWS - Public Domain

We talk with writer Matthew Schmitz about weird Lenten foods, and take a deep dive into the Michigan custom of eating muskrat for Lent. That’s right. They eat something that is both a rat and musky. Don’t miss why. 

Michelle La Rosa tries an Arby’s fish sandwich, and I talk about finding Christ in the desert of Lent. 

Listen above, or here.

And in our bonus episode, Ed Condon and I play round 2 of Pardon the Ecclesiastical Interruption. Listen here:

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