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December 2013

The Feast of the Seven Fishes

The Feast of the Seven Fishes is a Christmas Eve tradition that has its roots in Southern Italy and is extremely popular in America. The tradition of eating fish on Christmas Eve  stems from the Roman Catholic  custom of fasting on Wednesdays, Fridays and the eves of certain holidays. Seven is a symbolic biblical number (seven sacraments, God creating [...]