Fr. Leo Patalinghug


Voluntas Dei Institute

Position/Role, Current Assignment

Director of Plating Grace, President of The Table Foundation, Host for EWTN Show Savoring Our Faith

Ordination Year



Theological College DC, Pontifical North American College

College / Graduate School(S), Degrees

University of Maryland, BA Poli Sci, Journalism, STB Pontifical Gregorian University, STL Mariology, Pontifical Institute Marianum

Significant Previous Assignments

Director of Pastoral Theology at Mount St. Mary's Seminary, Teacher for Deacon Programs DC, Founder of International Food and Faith Movement: Plating Grace


Baltimore, MD

Previous Career (If Applicable)

Martial Arts Instructor, Speech and Debate Coach, and Legal Abstractor



Favorite Bible Verse

John 21:15

Favorite Saint

Saint Leo the Great, Mother Teresa of Calcutta, St. Joseph, and St. Paul

Fun Fact

Two Third Degree Black Belt Martial Arts Instructor, Former Award Winning Breakdancer Choreographer, Chef and Winner of Food Network Throw Down with Bobby Flay