This year, St. Patrick's Day falls on a Friday during Lent. This has thousands of Catholics in West Michigan asking, "Is it okay to eat corned beef on St. Patrick's Day even though it's a Friday during Lent?"
Thousands will enjoy Grand Rapids-area fish fries on Fridays through Lent. Most fish fries include fried fish, cole slaw, rolls and baked potatoes or french fries. Take a closer look and you'll find non-tradition fish options, special family pricing, kids menu items and even a drive-thru.
David Walkowiak became Bishop of the Diocese of Grand Rapids in a 2.5 hour ceremony at the Cathedral of Saint Andrew this afternoon in Grand Rapids. View photos from today's installation ceremony and learn more about the symbolism found during the ceremony.
In April, David John Walkowiak was announced as the next Bishop of the Diocese of Grand Rapids. Details about the ordination were announced last month. Today, the visitors from around the country have filled the Cathedral of Saint Andrew in Grand Rapids to capacity for today's ordination. Click th…