Recipes from Swiss Guard chef and spiritual insight from Scott Hahn: The Lenten Cookbook.
A great saint deserves a great celebration. Here are a few nice ideas to try.
One of the hallmarks of Lent is abstinence on Fridays, and fasting and abstinence on Ash Wednesday and Good Friday. As Lent continues this can leave Catholics feeling less and less creative when it comes to the culinary arts and reaching for the pizza delivery phone number (again) or buying out the fish department of
Enjoy the holiday season with a good drink and a proper toast!
Born in Spain to a devout Catholic family, Saint Josemaría Escrivá felt even as a young child that God was calling him to do great things. He wasn’t wrong. Josemaría went on to write numerous spiritual books (most famously The Way and Christ is Passing), and founded Opus Dei, an apostolate dedicated to finding holiness
We picked several recipes and tried our hand at this collection put together by the Pontifical Swiss Guard. Here’s what we think.
Thanks to Fr. Schrenk, we have a definitive list of the must-see churches of the ‘Burgh and not-to-miss eateries nearby.
Summer time living is easy – perhaps a little too easy! Summer is a time when people typically go on vacation and relax their otherwise scheduled and routine lives. Oftentimes, that also includes our prayer life. So, how can a Catholic keep their faith alive during the summer months? Celebrating feast days can be one
Sometimes, people only think of Catholics as those who fast and abstain from certain food. But in reality Catholics love food! For every feast day there is a special food or feast prepared. Italians cook a Feast of the Seven Fishes on Christmas Eve, there are zeppoli on the feast of Saint Joseph, and don’t
When my late father was alive, he used to make a delicious dessert called capirotada. I never realized the significance of it or its ties to the Lenten season until after he passed away. While this traditional Mexican dish is served throughout Lent, it’s most appropriate to eat it on Good Friday, especially since it’s
There has been a multiplication of the loaves and chicken fish in this past week at Chick-fil-A restaurants nationwide. Lovers of the sometimes-called “Jesus’ Restaurant” will be delighted to hear that they need not deny the family friendly restaurant their patronage on Fridays during the Lenten season. At participating locations, you can order your tastefully tart
Delicious food is a glorious thing – so are these pilgrimage destinations. Pick your all time favorite comfort foods and we’ll pick a destination for you next pilgrimage!
Many of our readers and authors here at Epic Pew are parents, and we all know that “Education in the faith by the parents should begin in the child’s earliest years. ” (CCC 2226.) In my home, we spice up the faith by sprinkling it into our daily lives in fun ways that get kids involved