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Pontifical university patents beer giving drinkers taste of the Middle Ages

Jan 5, 2021

A pontifical university in Poland is patenting a beer that will give drinkers a taste of the Middle Ages.  Read more

The Calix Society: How Catholics can grow in faith while recovering from addiction

Jul 21, 2020

By Perry West

The Calix Society serves as a way for Catholics undergoing a 12 Step program to integrate their faith into their... Read more

Archbishop Eamon Martin.

Amid rise in gang violence, Irish archbishop calls for new temperance movement

Jul 9, 2019

An archbishop in Northern Ireland has called for the reigniting of a “temperance movement” to address the problem of alcohol... Read more

Beer.

These 17th century monks did a beer fast for Lent

Mar 8, 2019

By Matt Hadro

With the Lenten season fully in swing, Catholics are immersing themselves in 40 days of abstaining from sweets, technology, alcohol... Read more

Faith served straight up: how alcohol shapes cultural and religious identity

Dec 18, 2017

By Adelaide Mena

From a glass of beer at dinner to the wine transubstantiated at the Last Supper, sharing a drink has held... Read more

Drinking with the Saints. Edited photo. Courtesy of Michael Foley.

'Drinking with the Saints' – book encourages Catholic fellowship, good spirits

Dec 20, 2015

By Mary Farrow

“I should like a great lake of beer for the King of Kings. I should like the angels of Heaven... Read more

Drinking with the Saints. Edited photo. Courtesy of Michael Foley.

'Drinking with the Saints' – new book encourages Catholic fellowship, good spirits

May 6, 2015

By Mary Farrow

“I should like a great lake of beer for the King of Kings. I should like the angels of Heaven... Read more