Skip the Fish, Eat Corned Beef

Tags: Currents, Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, Diocese of Brooklyn, Irish American, Lent, St. Patrick's Day

This year’s St Patrick’s Day feast falls on a Friday in Lent. The Bishop of Brooklyn, Nicholas DiMarzio, and the Archbishop of New York, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, are dispensing with the normal obligation that Catholics abstain from eating meat. Our Michelle Powers has the story behind the Day’s main dish – corned beef.