Drinking with the Saints (Hardcover)

The Sinner's Guide to a Holy Happy Hour

By Michael P. Foley

Regnery History, 9781621573265, 487pp.

Publication Date: May 4, 2015

List Price: 29.99*
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Description

Raise Your Spirits and Toast the Saints

Recipe for a liturgically correct cocktail: mix Bartender’s Guide and Lives of the Saints, shake well, garnish with good cheer. Drinking with the Saintsis a concoction that both sinner and saint will savor.

Michael Foley offers the faithful drinker witty and imaginative instruction on the appropriate libations for the seasons, feasts, and saints’ days of the Church year.

·       A guide to wine, beer, and spirits, including 38 original cocktails

·       Lively sketches of scores of saints, from the popular to the obscure

·       Tips on giving the perfect toast and on mixing the perfect drink

·       Even includes drinks for Lent!


About the Author

Michael P. Foley was born and raised in Southern California, went to school in Northern California, and did his graduate work at Boston College, where he earned his PhD in Catholic theology. Foley taught for three years at Notre Dame and then took a job in the Great Texts at Baylor University, where he has lived for the past ten years with his wife and six children.

 His previous works include Ever Ancient, Ever New: Ruminations on the City, the Soul, and the Church; Wedding Rites: The Complete Guide to Traditional Vows, Music, Ceremonies, Blessings, and Interfaith Services; a translation of St. Augustine’s Confessions; and the popular Why Do Catholics Eat Fish on Friday?: The Catholic Origin to Just About Everything. Foley has also authored over 150 articles on subjects ranging from faith to film to Church history.