Welcome back, readers, and thank you for coming by again today! I’m bursting with excitement to introduce to you Father Leo, the priest who beat Bobby Flay!
Rather than serving in a parish, Father Leo ministers by cooking – cooking for groups small and large, Catholic and non-Catholic, and even on his own television show. And while this may be unusual, Father Leo contends that when he feeds people, he follows closely in the example of Jesus Christ.
As a teen, Father Leo loved his mother’s rustic, delicious Filipino dishes, but he remained apathetic about his faith. Today, Father Leo shares not only his conversion story but also the path to this unusual calling.
Whatever your spiritual beliefs, you’ll be encouraged by Father Leo’s wise and practical advice on how to become more grateful and find meaning in the daily (sometimes exhausting) act of cooking.
- A SURPRISE throwdown with Bobby Flay!
- His mother’s incredible Filipino cooking and its influence on him
- The emotional moment he connected food with God
- Why did Jesus talk about food so much?
- Is it OK for priests be ambitious and entrepreneurial?
- Why are Americans so rich and yet so unhappy?
- A ministry he never sought or chose
- The liturgy of cooking – how home cooks like you and me are engaging in divine acts
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