Savoring Our Faith
Fr. Leo Patalinghug talks food and faith with Catholics across the United States, cooking delicious meals while offering Church teachings in bite-sized portions.
Fr. Leo’s Portugese journey takes him high on a mountaintop to the historical city of Braga. Here he finds local food that displays the bounty of God’s gifts, and a spectacular view that shows the beauty of His world.
We all know the story of Fatima, where three young visionaries reported apparitions that were seen by tens of thousands. Fr. Leo takes you there to explore one of the most beautiful mysteries of the Universal Church.
SANTAREM & TOMAR
Stunning religious art, history, and some of the best food in Portugal are found in the cities of Santarem and Tomar. Fr. Leo takes you to the place of Eucharistic miracles and the Castle of the Knights of Templar.
The city of Porto, on the Douro River, boasts magnificent churches, inspirational shrines and historical monuments, along with amazing cuisine. Fr. Leo Patalinghug introduces you to one of Portugal’s hidden jewels.
Fr. Leo Patalinghug travels to Lisbon, capital of Portugal, where he visits the birthplace of St. Anthony of Padua, the Cathedral there, and the sacred sites that make this energetic city a place of spiritual revival.
RHINE RIVER SHRINES
Discover Catholic treasures as we visit shrines and dine on the beautiful Rhine. Fr. Leo Patalinghug invites you to taste and see how Catholicism has influenced many towns and traditions on this River Cruise Pilgrimage.
Journey to Liechtenstein and Switzerland, to explore how small and humble leads to strong and powerful examples of faith. Fr. Leo Patalinghug introduces you to a humble Benedictine monk who is a powerful force for good.
OBERAMMERGAU PASSION PLAY
The Passion Play has been performed every decade since 1680 by the villagers of Oberammergau, Bavaria. Fr. Leo Patalinghug explores how their Catholicism and cuisine preserve time-honored traditions of faith and culture.
The hilltop town of Assisi is as holy as it is charming. Fr. Leo Patalinghug introduces its famous residents, St. Francis, St. Clare and Blessed Carlo Acutis, and cooks up a recipe that celebrates the gifts of Assisi.
The blessing of both land and sea are found in the city of Bari. Set on Italy’s Adriatic coast, it features beautiful beaches, wondrous food and the legacy of St. Nicholas whose generous spirit cared for those in need.
SAN GIOVANNI ROTONDO
San Giovanni Rotondo is one of our most popular pilgrimage destinations. On his Italian journey, Fr. Leo Patalinghug reflects on God’s goodness in a city known for its great food and the miraculous life of St. Padre Pio.
The life of St. Peter is the backdrop for this exploration of the rich history and beauty of Vatican City. Fr. Leo provides a closer look at the Holy See and our first pope, the saint upon which Jesus built his Church.
In his tour of Italy, Fr. Leo celebrates the life and memory of St. Paul by visiting the many holy sites dedicated to him. Then, enjoy a delicious meal that helps us reflect on his important place in Church history.
ST. PHILIP NERI
Known as the Second Apostle of Rome, Philip Neri was an influential figure who founded the order known as the Oratorians. His inspiring life provides spiritual food, as Fr. Leo introduces viewers to this beloved saint.
The Eucharistic Miracles of Orvieto and Bolsena help us reflect on the Kingdom of Heaven. Travel to these two ancient cities to explore their mysteries, tour a magnificent cathedral and enjoy meaningful meals along the way.
Siena’s history, culture, and cuisine were powerfully influenced by St. Catherine. Discover this saint who changed the course of history, and see Siena’s many sights, including the famous Piazza del Campo horse race.
Florence was the cradle of the Renaissance. Art and architecture flourished, and the Church was at the center of it all. Fr. Leo travels the city’s picturesque landscape, and explores its history of faith, food and fun.
Known for its spiritual and culinary surprises, Bologna is a popular destination for tourists and pilgrims alike. Fr. Leo explores its sights, and shows you why it’s considered the bread basket of Italy and the world.