• Martie Johnson Jr.

A Sacred Journey to Better Health

Food, Faith, and Fasting: A Sacred Journey To Better Health

With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph and His Grace Bishop Thomas, the Eastern Diocese Ministry Council is sponsoring a 5-week online workshop, led by Rita Madden, titled "Food, Faith and Fasting: A Sacred Journey To Better Health." Rita Madden, MPH, RDN, is the author of Food Faith & Fasting, host of the podcast "Food, Faith & Fasting" on Ancient Faith Radio, and is the Nutrition Director for Mediterranean Wellness, LLC.

Each workshop will include live instructional sessions followed by an opportunity for Q&A with Rita. Session topics are:

January 18, 2021, 7 PM EST | Part 1: What's Good and Proper to Eat? January 25, 2021, 7 PM EST | Part 2: Eating in Balance February 1, 2021, 7 PM EST | Part 3: The Blessing of Fasting February 8, 2021, 7 PM EST | Part 4: Examining Exercise February 15, 2021, 7 PM EST | Part 5: Stomping Out Stress

As a way to invest in the physical and spiritual health of the faithful as we head into this new year of 2021, these workshops are being offered free-of-charge to the attendees through the generosity of the Eastern Diocese Ministry Council. However, you must register in order to receive the Zoom information!

To register and receive links for an individual session or the entire series, please email

ritafoodfaithfasting@gmail.com with the coupon code: DMCEast


Yours in Christ, Staff of the Mid-Atlantic Diocese


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