Franciscans – veggie sandwich
They tried to add some ham and cheese, but ended up preaching to Brother Hog and Sister Cow.
Gingher | Flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Jesuits – Reuben sandwich
Some might consider it too heavy (and probably not kosher because of the cheese on top of the pastrami) but everyone knows it is full of much-needed substance.
Jeffreyw | Flickr CC BY 2.0
Benedictines – Grilled cheese sandwich
Rustic and hospitable, the Benedictine tradition is an indisputable classic we always go back to.
Garrett Ziegler | Flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
“Not sure if we should use all this wheat to make bread or beer, Father Abbot.”
Harry Wagner | Flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Dominicans – BLT sandwich
Popular, simple, and straightforward, the balance between vegetables and bacon resembles the Dominican commitment to both contemplation and action.
Suz | Flickr CC BY 2.0
Carmelites – Salmon and cream cheese on pumpernickel
Its simple sophistication makes their mystical theology both accessible and elevated. The brown habit and rye bread are a perfect match.
Schefferbird | CC BY-SA 3.0
“Here, kids! Today, we will learn how to make a ham and cheese sandwich!”
Andrea | Flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
Little Brothers of Jesus - Egg mayo sandwich
Definitely not for everyone; stripped down to simple, basic essentials.
Greg Hirson | Flickr CC BY-NC 2.0
Maronite Christians – Either a falafel or a shawarma sandwich.
Maronites add a distinctive contemplative flavor to Catholicism that everyone surely appreciates.
Sharon | Flickr CC BY-SA 2.0
Little Sisters of the Poor - Cucumber sandwich
They never lose their absolute coolness, no matter what.
Bernadette Wurzinger | Pixabay
Scalabriniani – Prosciutto and mozzarella
Quintessentially Italian, the Scalabriniani spread around the world a distinctively Christian hospitality, taking care of immigrants all over the globe.
Jason Lam | Flickr CC BY-SA 2.0
Missionaries of Charity – An empty pita pocket
Hey, they’re poor among the poor. Their pockets are empty, but their hearts are always full.
Sarah R | Flickr CC BY-NC-ND 2.0
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