A quick and easy overview of the order of events that took place during Holy Week- with a special emphasis on those things I think most people do not know or have not thought about.
As a child, I was filled with excitement everytime my mom would announce that we were having breakfast for dinner. It didn't matter if it was eggs, pancakes, or waffles, breakfast food always felt like a special treat. As an adult, not much has changed - and the added bonus? It's so easy and cheap to make!
"It's not in Scripture." "It's a tradition of man -- and the Bible explicitly condemns traditions of man." "You've got something on your face..." If you're Catholic, it is not uncommon to hear these phrases around the beginning of Lent. In fact, as a practicing Catholic with a Theology degree living in the Bible belt...... Continue Reading →
Normally, we make this Mexican Hash with shredded chicken; but for our Lenten fasting we'll be removing the poultry and adding more black beans for an extra dose of protein. We'll be feasting vegetarian style! Ole!
Lent is upon us, bringing with it meatless Fridays. Being married to a serious weight-lifter means protein is especially important to his diet. Obviously, keeping the fast is much more important for our souls; still, we do what we can to enhance meatless dishes with natural sourced of protein. This is one such dish. Enjoy!