Fr. Leo Patalinghug is a Catholic priest member of a community of consecrated life, Voluntas Dei (Latin phrase that means ‘The Will of God’). He is from Baltimore, and the host and founder of Grace Before Meals, an apostolate to strengthen families and communities around the dinner table.  He is also an internationally renowned conference speaker, author, TV host of “Savoring Our Faith” on EWTN, and a regular contributor and host on Sirius XM. His unique background as martial artist and break dancer helps him to connect with people of all ages and backgrounds, appearing on PBS, ABC, CBS, and The Food Network, where he defeated a world famous chef in the, “Throw Down! with Bobby Flay”. He was recently featured on The Cooking Channel show “Holy & Hungry” in Fall 2015. With food, faith and fun, Fr. Leo hopes to bring people closer together- one meal at a time!


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