Category Archives: Dinner

As Long as Catholics Continue Feasting, Christendom Still Exists!

What is a perennial truth if nothing other than a truth which springs up every year? We who are strangers and sojourners in the city of man, we who aspire towards citizenship in the city of God, we know that … Continue reading

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Easter 2019! Boeuf en Croute Alleluia!

Easter came a little later this year, but as a good friend likes to remind me, God is seldom early but He is never late! I am not sure how true this is, but it does seem to describe pretty well … Continue reading

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Trim the Hearth and Set the Table 2018

As we have mentioned before, one of the great joys of Christmas springs from the fact that while it is renewed every year, it nonetheless is renewed precisely because it encapsulates and brings forth the things from of old. It … Continue reading

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Ever Ancient Ever New: Feasting at Easter!

Happy Easter! Now some of you might be thinking, “hmmm….this photo looks suspiciously familiar.” Or “Haven’t I seen this before?” Well, my response is “yes and no!” Although these photos are all brand new, they are, nonetheless, the same in … Continue reading

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Christmas 2017: Feast Edition!

Although Christmas day itself has passed, nonetheless the Church insists that we keep up the celebration! As obedient sons and daughters, ours is the task to celebrate the feast as heartily as possible for as long as we can – … Continue reading

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In Hac Die Laetissima! Christmas Dinner 2016

Ah, Christmas Dinner…which I now post only at the request of two dear friends and former students of mine. They suggested that it also might be a way to cheer up the atmosphere of Lionandox.com since the last pre-election post … Continue reading

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Resurrexit! 2016

Happy Easter 2016!  

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Easter and Beef Wellington.

Easter is a red meat celebration. And what food could be more indicative of Christ’s Resurrection from the dark tomb than Beef Wellington – in which a delicious thick succulent tenderloin is hidden inside a beautiful puff pastry phyllo dough … Continue reading

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Homer Sightings

Souvlaki! We all know that Liberal education is what enables a person to become wise to some extent. Without pursuing it to the best of our abilities, without becoming acquainted with the tradition of the West, without receiving and being informed by the intellectual … Continue reading

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California, Liberal Education and Single Malt Scotch!

Last Saturday I attended my daughter’s graduation from Thomas Aquinas College. The campus is beautiful, the weather perfect, the people are smart, wholesome, good and everyone is beautiful for some reason. Maybe the soul really is the substantial form of the body! … Continue reading

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