In this episode of The Catholic Gentleman, Sam and John are joined by Charles Fraune, author of the book, Slaying Dragons: What Exorcists See & What We Should Know, to discuss how we can better understand the temptations of the demonic and all of the tools that the Church has given us and are proven by exorcists.
In this episode of The Catholic Gentleman, Sam and John go in-depth into the ultimate spiritual devotion, Consecration to Our Lady, and how the saints lived this devotion in their battles. We discuss protestants rejection of Our Lady, as well as practical tools you can use in your daily lives to overcome your struggles and live more completely for Christ.
The Celtic Christian tradition has much to offer us living in the modern world. For one, the Celtic people and their descendants possessed an intuitive awareness of God’s presence in all creation—an awareness we moderns have largely lost. From the waves crashing against the craggy Irish coast to the ever-present rain and wind, everything was […]
It’s easy to get complacent in our places of employment, to work for the weekends or to collect a paycheck that helps us live “real” life outside of the workplace. But work should never be meaningless drudgery, nor should it be separate and contained from other aspects of our life. It should rather be an act […]
“Thanks be to God for his inexpressible gift!” 2 Corinthians 9:15 In the writings of the saints, there is unanimous agreement that the Holy Eucharist is the greatest gift of God to mankind—for it is nothing less than Jesus Christ himself. We are united body and soul to Jesus in the Eucharist, and by receiving […]
“Purgatory shows God’s great mercy and washes away the defects of those who long to become one with Him.” – St. Josemaria Escriva When is the last time you heard a homily on purgatory? If your parish is like most, it’s been a very long time. Getting more personal, when is the last time you […]
Ah, bacon. This deliciously greasy and salty meat is celebrated and enjoyed by men everywhere. Indeed, the global veneration of bacon has become a mania. And what’s not to love? It is the most versatile of meats and the perfect complement for any meal, whether it’s topping a pizza, a side with eggs, or wrapped around […]
“Behold this heart which has so loved men.” – Jesus Christ “Devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, of its very nature, is a worship of the love with which God, through Jesus, loved us, and at the same time, an exercise of our own love by which we are related to God and to […]