Nation's first 'Olive Mass' meant to celebrate food, 'bless the hands that make it' "When a priest walks into a restaurant, he often becomes the most honored person in the room. Father Leo Patalinghug has experienced this many times firsthand. But now he's turning the tables..." Read more The Second Annual Olive Mass is
The Rich Tradition of Catholics in the Kitchen Read more here about how "food does more than nourish us — it shapes our identity and brings us closer to God and others."
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Who is The Table Foundation? The Table Foundation's philosophy is to elevate culture and family life one meal at a time by bringing people together around a common table. The Table Foundation seeks to serve as a charitable organization to broaden the outreach of feeding people's bodies, minds and souls. The history and tradition of
2016 Olive Mass: How the table was set? Father Leo Patalinghug Photo Courtesy of Grace Before Meals, LLC. On September 26th of 2016, Father Leo Patalinghug led in a special church service in New Orleans at St. Louis Cathedral. This is the first service of it's kind, to serve as a tribute to