Drinking with the Saints

The Sinner's Guide to a Holy Happy Hour

Author: Michael P. Foley

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1621573834

Category: Religion

Page: 487

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Pub crawl your way through the sacred seasons with this entertaining and useful collection of cocktail recipes, distilled spirits, beer, and wine for virtually every occasion on the Catholic liturgical calendar. One part bartender’s guide, one part spiritual manual, a dash of irreverence, and mixed with love: Drinking with the Saints is a work that both sinner and saint will savor.
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Drinking with the Saints

The Sinner's Guide to a Holy Happy Hour

Author: Michael P. Foley

Publisher: Regnery History

ISBN: 9781621573265

Category: Cooking

Page: 487

View: 7646

Pub crawl your way through the sacred seasons with this entertaining and useful collection of cocktail recipes, distilled spirits, beer, and wine for virtually every occasion on the Catholic liturgical calendar. One part bartender's guide, one part spiritual manual, a dash of irreverence, and mixed with love: Drinking with the Saints is a work that both sinner and saint will savor. You may think you're savy on saintly drinking, but did you know: Beer may have been invented by the ancient Egyptians, but it was perfected in medieval monasteries? The méthode champenoise was invented by a Benedictine monk whose name now adorns one of the world’s finest champagnes: Dom Pérignon. According to the story, when he sampled his first batch, Pérignon cried out to his fellow monks: “Brothers, come quickly. I am drinking stars!” Whiskey was invented by Irish monks, who probably shared their knowledge with the Scots during their missions. Whiskey was first prescribed medicinally as a cure for “paralysis of tongue,” and apparently it works: no Irishman since has ever been accused of having a paralyzed tongue. Chartreuse, the world’s most magical liqueur, was perfected by Carthusian monks and is still made by them. Only two monks at a time know the recipe. The California wine industry began when Blessed Junípero Serra and his Franciscan brethren brought the first wine grapes to the region. And its rebirth in Napa County after Prohibition was thanks in large part to a chemistry teacher and LaSalle Christian Brother named Brother Timothy...
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Drinking with Saint Nick

Christmas Cocktails for Sinners and Saints

Author: Michael P. Foley

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1621577686

Category: Religion

Page: 200

View: 469

Raise your spirits and toast Saint Nick! Hot gin toddies. Smoking rosemary old fashioneds. A "wet" Advent calendar. Now you can experience Christmas the way it was meant to be celebrated: with festive cocktails and a lively history of Saint Nicholas and other saints! Michael Foley, author of Drinking with the Saints, presents holiday drink recipes; beer, wine, and cider recommendations; and witty instruction on how to honor the saints in this exquisite gift book that will make your Christmas more spirited than ever before. "With lively stories and delicious drink recipes, this book takes us on a rollicking journey through the lives of the saints. What a fun and fabulous way to engage with your faith during the holidays." — Jennifer Fulwiler, author of One Beautiful Dream and host of the Jennifer Fulwiler Show on the Catholic Channel
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Why Do Catholics Eat Fish on Friday?

The Catholic Origin to Just About Everything

Author: Michael P. Foley

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 1466886730

Category: Religion

Page: 224

View: 7318

Did you know that the origins of Groundhog Day stem from a Catholic tradition? Or that the common pretzel was once a Lenten reward for the pious? Why Do Catholics Eat Fish on Friday is a fascinating guide to the roots of all-things-Catholic. This smart and concise guide will introduce readers to the hidden heritage in many commonplace things that make up contemporary life. The reader-friendly format and the illuminating entries will make this guide a perfect gift for Catholics and anyone who loves a bit of historic trivia. Table of Contents - Foreword * Time * Manners & Dining Etiquette * Food * Drink * Music & Theater * Sports & Games * Holidays & Festivities * Flowers & Plants * Insects, Animals, & More * American Places * International, National, & State Symbols * Clothes & Other Sundry Inventions * Education & Superstition * Art & Science * Law & Architecture * Epilogue: Words, Words, Words--Catholic, Anti-Catholic, and Post-Catholic
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A Continual Feast

A Cookbook to Celebrate the Joys of Family & Faith throughout the Christian Year

Author: Evelyn Vitz

Publisher: Ignatius Press

ISBN: 1681490056

Category: Cooking

Page: 304

View: 7144

A cookbook full of wonderful recipes and ideas drawn from throughout the Christian tradition, with suggestions about when, and why, these dishes might be served. It contains more than 275 recipes with which to celebrate all the holidays throughout the Christian year, as well as the many shared rituals that strengthen family bonds and enrich the significance of the day to day events of our lives. How these rituals, rites and feasts came about, how they are celebrated around the world, and how you can bring them into your home are described every step of the way. Includes wonderful illustrations. A Continual Feast brings new meaning to "breaking bread together." A book to cook from and learn from, it includes: menus for holidays and every day recipes for all occasions from church picnics and Sunday suppers to birthdays, namedays, confirmations, and baptisms; wonderful cooking projects for children; recipes for Christmas giving; thoughtful suggestions on taking food to others; customs associated with many great Christian holidays from Advent through Pentecost as well as various saints days around the world; traditional meanings associated with particular foods; tips on fasting and abstinence; recipes that incorporate leftovers; quotations from the Bible and various theological and gastronomic sources; many recipes of varied ethnic origins; a wealth of Christian history and thought.
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The Politically Incorrect Guide to Christianity

Author: Michael P. Foley

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 162157539X

Category: Political Science

Page: 256

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You think you know about Christianity, but did you know... God likes "organized religion"; it's clear from both the New and Old Testaments Christians have always believed that men and women are equal The correct pronoun for angels is "he" Science was stillborn everywhere outside the Christian West Christianity, which first taught the world to value victims, is now the victim of a victimhood culture Many "miracles" are actually historical facts Famous atheists haven't been disinterested seekers of truth, but indiviudals with "issues" of their own Planned Parenthood kills more people every six days than the Spanish Inquisition killed in 350 years Michael Foley is an associate professor of patristics in the Great Texts Program at Baylor University. He is also the author of Drinking with the Saints: The Sinner's Guide to a Holy Happy Hour.
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Drinking with the Republicans

The Politically Incorrect History of Conservative Concoctions

Author: Mark Will-Weber

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1621575470

Category: History

Page: 112

View: 8457

Learn how to drink like a Republican! Organized by president, this fun gift book is full of cocktail recipes, bar tips, and hysterical drinking anecdotes from all Republican White House administrations. Which president liked to mix whiskey, vodka, and orange juice? Who had a trick for hiding the labels of cheap wine? Drinking with the Republicans is the bar guide with a twist that all political buffs will enjoy! (Also check out the companion book, Drinking with the Democrats.)
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Saints Behaving Badly

The Cutthroats, Crooks, Trollops, Con Men, and Devil-Worshippers Who Became Saints

Author: Thomas J. Craughwell

Publisher: Image

ISBN: 0385519974

Category: Religion

Page: 208

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From thieves and extortionists to mass murderers and warmongers, up-close and embarrassingly personal snapshots of those sanctified people with the most unsaintly pasts in the history of Christianity. Saints are not born, they are made. And many, as Saints Behaving Badly reveals, were made of very rough materials indeed. The first book to lay bare the less than saintly behavior of thirty-two venerated holy men and women, it presents the scandalous, spicy, and sleazy detours they took on the road to sainthood.In nineteenth- and twentieth-century writings about the lives of the saints, authors tended to go out of their way to sanitize their stories, often glossing over the more embarrassing cases with phrases such as, “he/she was once a great sinner.” In the early centuries of the Church and throughout the Middle Ages, however, writers took a more candid and spirited approach to portraying the saints. Exploring sources from a wide range of periods and places, Thomas Craughwell discovered a veritable rogues gallery of sinners-turned-saints. There’s St. Olga, who unleashed a bloodbath on her husband’s assassins; St. Mary of Egypt, who trolled the streets looking for new sexual conquests; and Thomas Becket, who despite his vast riches refused to give his cloak to a man freezing to death in the street. Written with wit and respect (each profile ends with what inspired the saint to give up his or her wicked ways), Saints Behaving Badly will entertain, inform, and even inspire Catholic readers across America.
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Gus Finds God

Author: Michael P. Foley

Publisher: Emmaus Road Publishing

ISBN: 1947792628

Category: Religion

Page: 42

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Gus Finds God is an illustrated children’s book based on St. Augustine of Hippo’s classic autobiography, the Confessions. In accessible language lifted almost verbatim from Augustine’s pen, Gus Finds God recounts the quest of a boy whose search for God in the world around him and in the caverns of his own memory leads him to a startling discovery about himself and his Creator. The book is an excellent way of helping children (and grown ups) come to terms with the spiritual nature of God and of the human mind, all through an exercise advocated by the greatest Christian thinker of the first millennium. Recommended for ages 5 and up.
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The Sinner's Guide

Author: Venerable Louis of Grenada

Publisher: TAN Books

ISBN: 1618906356

Category: Religion

Page: 496

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The author of this book was the favorite writer of St. Teresa of Avila, St. John of the Cross, St. Vincent de Paul, etc. St. Teresa of Avila credited this book with having converted over a million people in her time. This is the most persuasive book we know to encourage people to abandon sin and embrace repentance and virtue. The logic is relentless and effective. For mastery of subject, command of Scripture and total impact on the reader, no book surpasses The Sinner's Guide! Impr.
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The Bad Catholic's Guide to Wine, Whiskey & Song

A Spirited Look at Catholic Life and Lore, from Apocalypse to Zinfandel

Author: John Zmirak,Denise Matychowiak

Publisher: Crossroad

ISBN: 9780824524111

Category: Humor

Page: 402

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An irreverent exploration of alcoholic beverages and their association with Catholic life includes the history and lore of beverages made by religious orders, recipes for meals and cocktails, and special sections detailing loopholes in the Ten Commandments.
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Cooking with the Saints

Author: Ernst Schuegraf

Publisher: Ignatius Press

ISBN: 9780898707793

Category: Cooking

Page: 330

View: 7615

The author combines his skills in cooking, photography, and knowledge of the saints to present this unique cookbook with more than 170 recipes from 21 countries and inspiring biographies of each saint. Illustrated with full-color photos of each dish and saint.
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Saint Peter

The Underestimated Apostle

Author: Martin Hengel,Thomas Trapp

Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing

ISBN: 0802827187

Category: Religion

Page: 161

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Given that Peter fades from view halfway through the book of Acts and that he left no gospel account in his name, it is tempting for many biblical scholars to dismiss him as a vague figure in Christian history and downplay his influence in the early church. Martin Hengel rejects this underestimation of the apostle and argues that Peter was in fact the Rock, central to the development of both the Jewish and the Gentile Christian communities. Hengel clearly shows how each of the four gospels specifically highlights Peter's foundational role. He considers what Peter's message must have been as an eyewitness of Christ, reflects on Peter's theology, and draws attention to Peter's work as an organizer and mission strategist. Hengel also examines the contributions of married apostles ù like Peter ù and their family communities to the rapid and enduring spread of the Christian message.
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My Badass Book of Saints

Courageous Women Who Showed Me How to Live

Author: Maria Morera Johnson

Publisher: Ave Maria Press

ISBN: 1594716331

Category: Religion

Page: 160

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Winner of a 2016 Association of Catholic Publishers Excellence in Publishing Award: Inspirational Books (First Place). In this edgy, honest, and often audacious book of Catholic spirituality, blogger and popular podcaster Maria Morera Johnson explores the qualities of twenty-four holy women who lived lives of virtue in unexpected and often difficult circumstances. In My Badass Book of Saints, Johnson shares her experience as a first-generation Cuban-American, educator of at-risk college students, and caregiver for a husband with Lou Gehrig's disease. Through humorous, empowering, and touching portraits of twenty-four spiritual mentors who inspired her, Johnson shows how their bravery, integrity, selflessness, perseverance, and hope helped her and can help others have courage to reach for a closer connection to God. She presents remarkable holy women and saints--including the gun-toting Servant of God Sr. Blandina Segale who tried to turn the heart of Billy the Kid, and Nazi resister Irena Sendler who helped smuggle children out of the Warsaw Ghetto during World War II--in a way that brings their vivid personalities to life and helps readers live out the challenges of their lives with virtue and conviction. The book includes a group discussion guide.
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Gatsby Cocktails

Classic cocktails from the jazz age

Author: Ben Reed

Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small

ISBN: 9781849752855

Category: Cooking

Page: 64

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Prohibition in the United States began in 1920 and cocktails became the height of fashion. The underground Speakeasy grew in popularity and strong flavors were used to mask the taste of bootlegged booze. Learn the art of mixing period cocktails celebrating F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel The Great Gatsby. Try re-creating Jazz-age Classics such as the Sidecar. In Juleps & Smashes, discover the secret to Jay Gatsby’s tipple of choice the cooling Mint Julep. Perfect the classic Martini in Martinis & Aperitifs or try a tempting 20s classic such as a Raspberry Rickey from a sparkling selection of Rickeys & Fizzes. Get out your Flapper dress and re-live the Speakeasy experience with this collection of authentic cocktails. With more than 20 classic recipes, Gatsby Cocktails captures the iconic elegance of the Prohibition era.
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Treatise on the Love of God

Author: Saint Francis de Sales,Aeterna Press

Publisher: Aeterna Press

ISBN: N.A

Category: Religion

Page: 561

View: 2011

THE following Treatise presents, at first sight, considerable difficulties. They do not arise from any defect in the Saint’s mode of expression, but are inherent in his subject and manner of treatment, “going deep down into the roots” of the Love of God. Thus he speaks in his Preface, and continues: “The first four books, and some chapters of the others might doubtless have been omitted without disadvantage to such souls as seek only the practice of holy love. . . . I have been forced to say many things which will appear more obscure than they are. The depths of science are always somewhat hard to sound.” But he tells us that the state of the minds of his age required this deeper treatment; and whatever may be thought as to the best way of presenting modern religious teaching to an age so ignorant, so shallow and so unthinking as is our own with regard to spiritual truths, there can be no question that this masterpiece of the chief doctor of ascetic theology must not be brought down to our level, but that we must raise ourselves towards it. Aeterna Press
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To Have and Have Another

A Hemingway Cocktail Companion

Author: Philip Greene

Publisher: TarcherPerigee

ISBN: 0399537643

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 293

View: 7685

Features recipes for Hemingway's favorite cocktails and looks at how they made their way into his works, while offering anecdotes about the celebrated author's drinking habits and frequent haunts.
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Everyone's Way of the Cross

Author: Clarence Enzler

Publisher: Ave Maria Press

ISBN: 159471455X

Category: Religion

Page: 32

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For almost fifty years, the simple, intimate, and powerful words of Clarence Enzler’s perennially bestselling Stations of the Cross booklet have invited readers to grow closer to Christ by embracing the mystery of suffering in the world. Beautiful, bold commissioned woodcuts by Annika Nelson and her mother Gertrud Mueller Nelson help us meditate on the passion and death of Christ and to see how Christ is among us—often in unexpected places. Also available in Spanish, the booklet is ideal for personal or parish-wide use during the Lenten observance of the Stations of the Cross.
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