When in Rome

The Church has a beautiful Lenten tradition in which Holy Mass is celebrated each day in a different “Stational Church” in Rome. The Pontifical North American College includes the schedule for these liturgies on their site. If you’re heading on pilgrimage any time soon, you definitely want to look into this. For those who can’t make it […]

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This Lent, What Are You Cooking?

One of my colleagues reminded me about Fr. Leo Patalinghug of Grace Before Meals and his liturgically-colored sauces. Here’s his Burgandy Sauce–a meat sauce in the liturgical color of purple–perfect for Lent and Advent. (Not to be eaten on Fridays in Lent, he adds!) Grace Before Meals stresses the importance of family meals–”A family that […]

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