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Lenten Meals

Unless otherwise noted, meals end the last full week of Lent and do not include Holy Week

Lenten Fish, Fish Chowder, and Soup Dinners

All Saints Parish, Brunswick

Lenten Haddock Chowder takeout dinners will be available on the six Fridays of Lent, beginning on February 19, and continuing through March 26 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 132 McKeen Street, Brunswick.  The dinner includes a pint of homemade haddock chowder, a package of oyster crackers, and dessert. Customers are asked to enter the East parking lot of the church, then follow the signs to the pick-up area.  The meals cost $10 each and will be first come, first served.  Please bring the exact amount in cash or a check made out to All Saints Parish.  Proceeds benefit Mid Coast Hunger Prevention, Tedford Housing, The Gathering Place, Habitat for Humanity 7 Rivers Maine, Oasis Free Clinics, and the People Plus Center.

Good Shepherd Parish, Saco

Lenten Haddock Suppers will be available for takeout on the Fridays of Lent from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the parking lot of Most Holy Trinity Church, 271 Main Street in Saco.  The cost is $11 for adults and $6 for children. Please order in advance by calling 207-618-7662.

Holy Family Parish, Greenville

“Soup for the Soul to Go” is held each Friday during Lent at Holy Family Church, located on 145 Pritham Avenue in Greenville. Adoration begins at 4 p.m., followed by the Stations of the Cross at 5 p.m. Soup will be available for all to pick up on the way out. The adoration and Stations of the Cross are also livestreamed each week at

Parish of the Resurrection of the Lord, Old Town

The Daughters of Isabella will have their annual Lenten Soup Sale at Holy Family Church (429 Main Street in Old Town) on Friday, February 26, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, February 27, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Fresh haddock chowder, broccoli, cheese, and hearty vegetable soup will be available. A small bowl is $5 and a large bowl is $10. For more information, contact the parish at (207) 827-4000.

St. Anne Parish, Gorham

The Knights of Columbus in Gorham will offer their famous baked haddock dinners on Friday, March 19. The dinners, which will be served takeout, include baked haddock, mashed potatoes, coleslaw, peas, and dessert. The cost is $12.  Preorder by going to or by calling 207-550-1230.  Pick up will be from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the parking lot of St. Anne Church, 299 Main Street in Gorham. The Knights will bring the dinners to your car.

St. Anthony of Padua Parish, Westbrook

St. Anthony of Padua Parish, located on 268 Brown Street in Westbrook, will host take-out fish dinners on Fridays during Lent, starting on February 19. Pick up is between 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. and is $10 per person. Dinner includes baked haddock, mashed potatoes, coleslaw, vegetables, rolls, and desserts. You can pre-order through the parish office on Mondays through Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. by calling (207) 857-0490. On Lenten Fridays, a 5 p.m. Mass will be held in the church as well.

St. Thérèse of Lisieux Parish, Sanford

The St. Thomas Council of the Knights of Columbus will offer take-out Lenten Haddock Dinners on Fridays, March 5 and March 26. The meals will include baked haddock, mashed potatoes, peas, coleslaw, tartar sauce, and two chocolate chip cookies. The cost is $12 paid in advance. Pickup will be at the St. Ignatius Gymnasium, 25 Riverside Avenue in Sanford.  To order, call Terry Sylvanus at (207) 324-0967 or Rick Southwick at (207) 850-1343.

Stella Maris Parish, Bucksport

A takeout fish fry will be held Saturday, February 20, at 5 p.m. at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Bucksport. The supper includes haddock, potatoes, coleslaw, tartar sauce, and biscuits. Use the Central Street entrance to the church hall.

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