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SLIDESHOW: The Art (And Heart) Of Virgil's Lenten Fish Fry

Volunteers at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Virgil, Illinois have one last fundraising push this Lenten season. Each Friday during Lent (not including Good Friday) dozens of parishioners lend a hand to make the annual Fish Fry fundraiser a success. They serve between 450-600 people within a three hour period each week. The money raised helps with building and utility upgrades. It's also an opportunity to share the true message behind the season with others.

We decided to take a peek behind the curtain...

  • Public Radio 101 graduates Maddee Muuss and Dana Vollmer contributed to this report.