If you're not Catholic, it may never have occurred to you that today is a problem. It's a Friday in Lent, which devout Catholics will tell you means they can't eat meat. But it's also St Patrick's Day and corned beef is a must! Enter the St Paddy's Pardon--
Yes, Mobile's Bishop Thomas Rodi has issued the "Paddy Pardon"... so all's well in the Port City this St Pat's!
Well.... there is ONE condition--
Archbishop Thomas J. Rodi has released the following statement regarding dispensation on St. Patrick Day, which falls on a Lenten Friday pic.twitter.com/mBA36BK1po— The Catholic Week (@thecatholicweek) March 6, 2017