Category: Drinking

Catholics, Alcohol, And Drinking

September 8, 2021
In this episode of The Catholic Gentleman, Sam and John discuss some incredibly rich traditions within the Catholic Church and the sad decline in our modern times to actively practicing them. These practices have been either marginalized or forgotten but have great value for the Church and our individual pursuit of holiness.

How to Drink Like a Saint

September 6, 2021
While researching Drinking With the Saints, I was looking for what drinks I could recommend on certain feast days of the liturgical year. What I did not expect to discover was a lesson in how to drink them. That lesson can be distilled into five key points. To drink like a saint—that is, to enjoy alcohol the way it was meant by God to be enjoyed—one must drink…

The Drink of the Vikings, Older Than Beer or Wine

August 29, 2021
It was the favorite drink of Vikings. It's made from simple, natural ingredients. It's one of the most ancient alcoholic drinks in existence. It's mead

Grab your Pint Glasses: International Buy a Priest a Beer Day is Coming!

September 5, 2017
Grab your pint glasses and phone your Fathers! Next Saturday, September 9*, is International Buy a priest a beer day!  On this festive day, faithful Catholics all over the world take their priests out for a beer and get to know them better. It’s a beautiful Catholic tradition that goes back to the time of […]

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Grab your Pint Glasses, Buy a Priest a Beer Day is Coming!

September 2, 2016
Grab your pint glasses and phone your Fathers! Next Friday, September 9*, is International Buy a priest a beer day!  On this festive day, faithful Catholics all over the world take their priests out for a beer and get to know them better. It’s a beautiful Catholic tradition that goes back to the time of […]

Inebriate Me: Getting Drunk on God

May 28, 2014
Wherever the Catholic sun doth shine, There’s always laughter and good red wine. At least I’ve always found it so. Benedicamus Domino! ~ Hilaire Belloc (1870 – 1953) The television was on in the service center waiting area—Katie Couric was introducing her next guest. I was the only one there, and normally I’d just turn […]

Blessed Beans: How the Pope Baptized Coffee

April 9, 2014
I love coffee, and there are few things I enjoy more than a rich cup of the blessed brew. But my affection for this drink goes beyond preference and borders on necessity—for when the alarm goes off and I pry myself out of bed each morning, coffee is the only thing that can restore my […]

The Lost Art of Catholic Drinking

February 1, 2014
There is Protestant drinking and there is Catholic drinking, and the difference is more than mere quantity. I have no scientific data to back up my claims, nor have I completed any formal studies. But I have done a good bit of, shall we say, informal study, which for a hypothesis like this is probably the best kind. To […]

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