– Father Jonathan Morris, Fox News Analyst and Author of The Promise: God's Purpose and Plan for when Life Hurts
“Brilliant! Grace Before Meals is a delicious invitation to celebrate family and food in ways that will nourish both the body and the soul.”
– Matthew Kelly, New York Times bestselling author of The Rhythm of Life and Rediscovering Catholicism
“The "New Evangelization" proclaimed by Pope John Paul II takes the people of the Church into many different venues -- including, says Father Leo Patalinghug, the kitchen. And why not? The Master himself did a lot of his teaching over meals, and identified himself and his enduring love for his people with bread and wine. Catechetics-through-cooking might seem new, but it's as old as the Gospels, and in Father Leo, this ancient craft has an engaging 21st century practitioner.”
– George Weigel Distinguished Senior Fellow, Ethics and Public Policy Center
“I happily endorse Grace Before Meals by Father Leo E. Patalinghug. Father Patalinghug was a student of mine at the Pontifical North American College in Rome when I was rector. How pleased I am to learn that he is now nurturing and caring for both souls and bodies, the first through sacraments and the second through good cooking. Our human family and our supernatural family – the Church – will be strengthened.”
– Most Reverend Timothy M. Dolan, Archbishop of New York
“Through his amazing ministry and this wonderful new book, Father Leo Patalinghug has cooked up the perfect reci...