In this episode of The Catholic Gentleman, John and Sam discuss the role of a husband and father as the spiritual head of the family. Through the conversation, they challenge men to take a more active role in fostering a vibrant domestic church and provide tangible steps on how this can be achieved. True manliness is not about assuming a passive or subservient role in matters of your family's faith. True manliness is about having the courage to charitably plan and guide.
In this episode of The Catholic Gentleman, Sam and John are joined by Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone. We discuss topics from the Eucharistic Coherence document, primacy of conscience, as well as how men can conduct themselves with dignity and truth in the public space. Join us as His Excellency provides us with clarity and direction. […]
In this episode of The Catholic Gentleman, Sam and John are joined by Devin Schadt, a Catholic Gentleman and premier scholar on Fatherhood and St. Joseph. We get honest about the struggles we all face to consistently be a good and loving father, how to understand our roles as a Catholic Spiritual Father, and how […]
Tucked away in a seemingly boring part of the Bible, the Forgotten Prayer of 1 Chronicles 4:10 is an unexpected invitation for men to come home—to the family we have all desired, the Church and the Holy Trinity, and our true vocation as fathers. The so-called “Prayer of Jabez” is not the materialistic and shallow […]
The kids were out of control and so were the bills, my relationship with my wife felt strained, and I honestly didn’t think I could handle the stress at work anymore. I’ll never forget the day it all seemed to come crashing together. It looked like an ugly self-portrait, an American Gothic with me holding […]
“It’s good to be king” was a common refrain in my home, and it was always in reference to me. I was a 5-year-old boy, who, my parents joked, got the royal treatment. My mother and father cooked for me, cleaned for me, and made sure I went to bed early. I was capable of […]
I’ll never forget the night my first child was born. I was racing down the freeway before dawn, clutching the steering wheel. “Look out for deer,” Brittany moaned. I glanced at her sideways. “You’re in labor, and you’re worried about deer?” “Just watch out for deer, okay!” I squeezed the steering wheel until my knuckles […]
Scripture begins with the story of creation. God pours out his creativity and handiwork on the world, filling it with life and abundance. On the final day of creation, God creates mankind, made in his own image, as the culmination and the crown of his labors. God then admires his work, granting it the primordial […]