"I have been listening to you on EWTN for about one year now. I left the Catholic Church 42 years ago and have been attending Protestant churches. After many struggles during this last year, I finally went to confession on Sunday. Thank you all so much for helping me on my journey home.”
"We do not recline at a banquet before prayer be first tasted."
~ Tertullian, (De orat., xxv); describing prayers of thanksgiving before meals; similar to passages found in nearly all the Early Church Fathers.