Celebrate St. Isidore with this farm fresh taco recipe


By Scott Alessi, Monitor Managing Editor In many Spanish-speaking countries, today marks a big festival on the Catholic calendar – the celebration of the Feast of St. Isidore the Farmer. The Spanish saint, who died on this date in 1130, is the patron to laborers, and specifically to farmers, who is celebrated in him home … Continue reading

Starting Mother’s Day with a prayer and a quiche


It’s trendy in some circles to dismiss Mother’s Day as a commercial, Hallmark Holiday and maybe over the years that’s what its evolved into. Actually, this is a commemoration with roots that stretch way back into time. For some insight, check out http://www.theholidayspot.com/mothersday/history.htm I’ve long loved the connection that sprang up in the early Church to … Continue reading