Mary Magdalen

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    March 31, 2014

    Nominate Your Favorite Fish Fry in St. Louis

    Instead of our usual round of overrated/underrated, we decided to ask our lovely readers to nominate the best fish fry in St. Louis. Thanks to our Catholic heritage, there is no shortage of Lenten fish fries in the city, across the river, in the county and beyond. See also: UPDATED Fish Fry Frenzy: ... More >>

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    March 27, 2014

    UPDATED Fish Fry Frenzy: A Gut Check Guide

    Fun's over. It's Lent now, and our beloved Mardi Gras is gone for another year. But hey, that also means fish fries galore. St. Louis has strong Catholic roots, so there are lots of options for those of you who are opting out of meat for the next few Fridays. Check out our list after the jump -- we' ... More >>

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    July 5, 2011

    Clergy Sex-Abuse Claim from Former St. Mary Magdalen Parishoner Denied on Appeal

    Paul Alvino is suing the church for not supervising a priest who molested him in the 70s.‚ÄčThe Eastern District Court of Appeals ruled today that if a local Catholic priest with a history of sexually abusing children molests a young boy but does it solely off of church property, the Archdiocese o ... More >>

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    February 16, 2011

    Man Molested by St. Mary Magdalen Priest in 1971 Gets Hearing Today

    Illustration by Vlad AlvarezPaul Alvino was abused by a priest in 1971 off church property - who's responsible?‚ÄčIf a local Catholic priest with a known history of sexually abusing children molests a young boy, but does it off of church property, is the Archdiocese of St. Louis legally responsible? ... More >>

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    November 5, 2010

    Ten Things To Do This Weekend: November 5-7

    Doug Stanhope​Lots to do (again) this weekend. See the music page for some ideas -- and below for many more! Friday Bootleg Beats - Guy Fawkes Edition @ The Speakeasy (1009 Olive) This newish monthly unleashes a special Guy Fawkes edition tonight at the Speakeasy. Varying shades of electro fr ... More >>

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    July 14, 2010
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    March 26, 2010

    Fish Fry Frenzy, Week 5: Our Lady of Guadalupe in Cool Valley

    Robin WheelerDon't judge a fish fry by its cover. Tacos and guacamole, baby!​St. Cecilia's in south city gets all the attention when it comes to the Mexican fish fry, but it's not the only local Catholic church that caters to a large Mexican congregation. Near the city-limits line that separat ... More >>

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    March 19, 2010

    Fish Fry Frenzy, Week 4: St. Mary Magdalen in Brentwood

    Church fish frys don't have marketing budgets. But at St. Mary Magdalen in Brentwood, they've at least got someone with a sense of humor and an eye for cute graphics. Why else would they have yard signs dotted with colorful fish, proclaiming, "God's Cod!" with their fish fry times? Robin WheelerNow ... More >>

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    June 19, 2002

    Penalty Kick

    Faded soccer glory seen in a U.S. World Cup team without St. Louis talent

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    June 9, 1999
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    January 27, 1999

    Bowling for Fewer Dollars

    St. Louis is the sport's Cooperstown, but another Walgreens closes the next-to-last alley in the city