THE CATHOLIC MAN SHOW

Raising a Daughter with Dignity

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Raising a Daughter with Dignity It can be very difficult to raise children in this day and age. I am certain that all fathers have said such as thing in every age since the first dawned upon man. This is certainly so as in each age, there was always a need for evil to attempt…

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A Letter to Fathers – Like Father, Like Son

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LETTER TO FATHERS

A Letter to a Father, You must know by now, since you are a father, that you are being watched by your sons. And it is your sons who look up to you for assurance, guidance, and most of all…truth. It goes without saying that you must love your sons without conditions and let your…

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Be a Joyful Man

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BE A JOYFUL MAN

On Being a Joyful Man Want happiness? Eat bacon! But that which abides in man and gives him fulfilling purpose is not happiness as it is very fleeting. Brothers, it is joy that we should attempt to obtain while we live. As a father, my children give me joy and happiness; however, if my infant…

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Word made flesh

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WORD MADE FLESH

WORD MADE FLESH How are we not in awe of what God has done for us? We are in the season of preparation, of watching, and hopeful anticipation – namely, Advent. We are reminded of not only Christ’s birth but also His impending Second Coming where all shall be put in its place by His…

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Waiting for Christ

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Waiting for Christ As Roman Catholics, pressing on in our lives to uphold what was passed down from Jesus Christ Himself, we often must endure life and it’s many trials. But it is not patience that we employ but rather longanimity; for patience is far more to do with enduring suffering but longanimity refers to…

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What to wear to Mass

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MASS ATTIRE

This post was written by a guest blogger and Council of Man member, Rich Lamm. You can find his work at his blog. Years ago when I was a bachelor, I used to think that jeans and a T-shirt were appropriate for wearing to Mass. After all, I would find my best pair of jeans…

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The Holy Eucharist: Just a Symbol?

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The Holy Eucharist: Just a Symbol? If we men practice our Catholic faith as directed by Our Lord Jesus Christ, then it is certain that we will be misunderstood by many and at odds with the rest. In fact, it seems that there is hardly a Doctrine or Dogma of the Church that in one…

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5 ways to develop the virtue of magnanimity

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Magnanimity

Each and every one of us are called by Almighty God to be holy. We are called to be saints. To reach such sublime heights, one can say that we are called to be great. This greatness is what is referred to as the virtue of Magnanimity – which translates to ‘greatness of soul’. It…

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Threading a needle in a storm

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Imagine you are on a ship in the midst of a lethal hurricane. The winds are like powerful shoves from spiteful invisible foes, the raindrops are like sharp stones cast down upon you in angry, and the waves of the ocean are far-reaching and pounding upon the integrity of your ship. The mid-day sky is…

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Lead us not into temptation

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lead us not into temptation

When we pray the most divine prayer, that is, the Our Father, we must take a close look at each word. For Our Lord Jesus Christ actually composed this prayer! Think of that, of all the things you have heard or read that Jesus said and did… Jesus, the Son of God, the Word made…

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