Articles tagged: alcohol

The Ultimate Guide to St. Genevieve: 13 Things about Her and Her Feast Day

history Theology

SPL Staff • January 3rd, 2016

Life & Works 1. General Background St. Genevieve was born around Anno Domini 419 or 422 in Nanterre, France, "a small village four miles from Paris, near the famous modern stations, or Calvary, adorned with excellent sculptures, representing our Lord's Passion, on Mount Valerien."1 She died... Read More →

Cigars Around a Lake of Beer: 6 Catholic Quotes

Life & Leisure

SPL Staff • April 11th, 2012

"The Good Life is the Catholic Life." The Catholic Church is like a thick steak, a glass of red wine, and a good cigar. G.K. Chesterton   In Catholicism, the pint, the pipe and the Cross can all fit together. GK Chesterton   From man's sweat and God's love, beer... Read More →

Pope Benedict XVI and Beer: 9 Photos to Brighten Your Day

Life & Leisure

SPL Staff • February 3rd, 2012

Listers, praise be to Jesus Christ Our Lord that we are not Puritans. Christ did not change wine into water, he change water into wine; and ever since then our Church has had a long and proud history of brewing and refining alcoholic beverages. The following are several photos featuring Cardinal... Read More →

Toasting St. John with Blessed Wine: 4 Catholic Prayers

Life & Leisure

SPL Staff • November 22nd, 2011

**Listers, the following prayers are used to bless wine. **The blessing is traditionally said on December 27th, the feast day of St. John the Apostle. It is a toast to his love of Christ, and stems from the legend that he was protected by God after imbibing poisoned wine. It is traditional to... Read More →
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