Not having regular family meals can lead to increased substance abuse, unwanted pregnancies, depression, obesity, and lower academic standards. Reverend Leo Patalinghug, a Catholic priest who founded the Plating Grace Mission and the Table Foundation, and Dr. Michael Foley, a professor of theology at Baylor University and author of over 14 books, including “Dining With the Saints” join me to discuss the importance of family meals and building community around food. Both guests stress the importance of formal and familiar family meals and share personal experiences of how it has impacted their families.
In their new book, “Dining with the Saints,” they blend theology and food as a way to spark important conversations.
- Dining with the Saints: The Sinner’s Guide to a Righteous Feast – amzn.to/402oprg
- Drinking with the Saints Facebook – www.facebook.com/dwsaints/
- Father Leo – platinggrace.com/
- Transcript – share.descript.com/view/Jdzf5hXO4CL
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