food

Josemaria

Celebrate Saint Josemaría Escrivá with This Spanish Dessert

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 …

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You’ll Want to Make This Traditional Mexican Dish for Good Friday

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 …

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chicken

Jesus’ Restaurant Serves Chicken (of the Sea) for Lent

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 …

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