Speaker: Fr. Leo Patalinghug

Our 2020 Advent retreat featured Fr Leo as a speaker. His talks are extremely engaging as he explains Advent from a fresh perspective. Get to know Fr Leo and his talks below!

About Fr. Leo Patalinghug

Father Leo is a priest member of a community of consecrated life, Voluntas Dei (The Will of God). He is the creator and founder of an international food and faith movement called Plating Grace, whose mission is to build relationships, strengthen families, as well as communities, utilizing the power of food. The movement began with one proven concept; the act of sharing meals can help families thrive and bring people together who may have different views or backgrounds. Plating Grace has now reached thousands of people through Father Leo’s pilgrimage around the world to feed people body, mind and soul.

Father Leo is also the founder and chair of the nonprofit group, The Table Foundation, a nonprofit organization with a mission to support to culinary community along with assisting those returning to the community from the prison system. The objective being to assimilate them through a formation process and give them culinary training to obtain skills needed to earn gainful employment.. His unique background as a chef and his previous experience as a two-time black belt martial arts instructor and former award-winning break dancer and choreographer has earned the attention of major media outlets, including the Food Network where he won, “Throwdown with Bobby Flay!”  The mission to see food as a gift from God to nourish your family and to strengthen relationships is making this world a better place one meal at a time.

Father Leo’s Retreats and Talks

2020 Advent Retreat

Father Leo talks about the four weeks of Advent as well as some key points we should do to prepare as Christ’s coming draws closer. 

  • Patiently Waiting on God
  • Purifying Our Faith
  • Seeking & Experiencing Joy Through Our Faith
  • Letting God Dwell In Our Hearts & Our Homes

Click here to register for the 2020 Advent Retreat Talks.

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