THE CATHOLIC MAN SHOW

4 short exercises in honour of St. Joseph

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In the 1600’s, an old French Jesuit priest was asked how to continue advancing towards spiritual perfection. His advice was to take as their model of humility Jesus Christ, as their model of purity the Blessed Virgin, and as their model of the interior life St. Joseph. When they asked him to expand on St.…

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TCMS Book Review – Breakthrough A Journey From Desperation to Hope by Fr. Rob Galea

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Breakthrough A Journey From Desperation to Hope By: Father Rob Galea             Our lives are often a battle for acceptance and answers and as a middle-aged father of four teenagers I see that reality daily. The world we live in today can be cruel, unforgiving and quite often misleading. Our children are under persistent assault…

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Last Days of Summer by Steve Kluger – TCMS Book Review

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Last Days of Summer by Steve Kluger TCMS Book Review It has been more than a few years ago that I read this book, but I enjoyed it so much I gave it to my dad for Father’s Day and also gave it to my brother in laws. In a time when fatherhood is often…

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Book Review: The Emperors of Chocolate

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One of the many benefits of marrying up and also being married for almost 24 years is that through my wife’s monthly book club I have been introduced to some really good reads. I have to admit that it has probably been 10 years since I read this book, but I find the story has…

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Tools for the Ordinary Times

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Tools for the Ordinary Times As the Easter Season comes to an end, and we prepare to celebrate Christ’s ascension from this world into heaven, we can be left with a feeling of sadness. During Lent, we tried to become closer to Christ through prayer, fasting, and charity. Having obtained this new closeness, we watched…

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Mother’s Day is coming up – Gift idea

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MOTHER’S DAY GIFT IDEA If you are like me, getting a present for your mom is not an easy task. I don’t dare try to get her clothes or shoes, that’s just asking for a return receipt. Here’s a suggestion, get her a Viaggi candle. Scent is very powerful and because it can trigger a…

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Testimonial of when life is tough and praying is tougher

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I can’t say how many years I’ve been instructed to pray more. In the confessional, by family, on Catholic radio even. I always knew they were right of course. And at times I could take off in prayer like eagles to the sky. But I usually ended my upward journey by flying in the same…

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13 quotes from Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen

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Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen was a master communicator with an unforgettable voice and ability to communicate the message of Christianity to all peoples. He had a way of being very likable and welcoming to all, no matter what your beliefs were. (Continue reading on Wikipedia) Archbishop Fulton Sheen wrote 66 books, not including numerous booklets…

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Need a prayer to clarify what is ambiguous? JP2 has you covered!

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To the Spirit of Light and Love St. John Paul II has you covered May the Holy Spirit, the Spirit of Pentecost, help you to clarify what is ambiguous, to give warmth to what is indifferent, to enlighten what is obsure, to be before the world true and generous witnesses of Christ’s love, for no…

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Fearless by Eric Blehm – TCMS Book Review

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Fearless by Eric Blehm TCMS Book Review I finished reading the book Fearless by Eric Blehm about two years ago, and I find I think of this story and its main character, Adam Brown, at least once a week. As men we like a challenge, and even more than that, we need to push ourselves…

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