Hickory – You are invited to St. Aloysius Catholic Church, 921 Second Street NE, Hickory, NC, 3 day Parish Mission which begins on Saturday, September 17, 7:00-8:30 pm. It will kick-off withSt. Aloysius Hosts Award Winning Chef Father Leo Patalinghug who will host a cooking demonstration, Penne Alla Vodka! Father Leo beat Bobby Flay on Food Network cooking challenge!

Father Leo is the creator and founder of an international food and faith movement called Plating Grace, and founder and chair of the nonprofit group The Table Foundation. He is a best-selling author, acclaimed international speaker, host for radio, podcast, and a weekly international food and faith show on EWTN, Savoring Our Faith. Bringing people together, one meal at a time. Purchase tickets online at platinggrace.com/live-events. Father Leo will also present mission lessons on Sunday, September 18th, 7:00-8:30 pm How to Become a Saint and Monday, September 19th, 7:00-8:30 pm Mary and Spiritual Combat. Sunday and Monday, free admission!

Photo: Father Leo Patalinghug to host cooking demo, Sept. 17.