Ultimate Gift Guide for Manly Men The Catholic Man Show The Catholic Man Show is a weekly radio show/podcast promoting manly virtue in a watered down society. #CheerstoJesus Shopping for men can sometimes be difficult. Christmas shopping is stressful in general — that’s why Adam and David put together a list of perfect gifts for… Read More


I have always had a love/hate relationship with Christmas.  All the anticipation and preparation seems to be unwrapped, eaten and over in a flash and all that is left the day after Christmas is a mess of strewn gifts, bits of wrapping paper and indigestion. What should just be the beginning of the season of Christmas… Read More


The headlines on the news scream disaster, struggle, violence, and hatred.  The world stage is filled with uncertainty and anxiety about the future. Innocent people are slaughtered mercilessly; politicians rage at each other, and even the church seems filled with discord and division. Temptations to fear and despair close in from every side. I worry about… Read More


This great reflection comes from the book, The Blessing of Christmas by Pope Benedict XVI. Who recognized him, and who failed to recognize him? But do we really recognize him? When we place the ox and ass beside the crib, we must remember the whole passage in Isaiah, which is not only good news—in the sense… Read More


“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” With these memorable words, Charles Dickens has captured the sentiment of every enthusiastic Catholic evangelist regarding Christmas. On the one hand, Christmas is an evangelist’s dream – a time of joy and hope , with an abundance of opportunities to share the good… Read More


O Holy Night is my favorite Christmas Carol. The lyrics are rich in meaning and so many of them have provided much thought for meditation and spiritual journaling. Here are five facts, images and inspirations from the song. (Feel free to pin and share the images!) -1- The book, Stories Behind the Best-Loved Songs of Christmas ,  provides… Read More


O Holy Night is my favorite Christmas Carol. The lyrics are rich in meaning and so many of them have provided much thought for meditation and spiritual journaling. Here are five facts, images and inspirations from the song. (Feel free to pin and share the images!) -1- The book, Stories Behind the Best-Loved Songs of Christmas ,  provides… Read More


RCIA – My First Christmas Season Before now, I had thought I was revering Christmas. Each year in my childhood, my mother and father took turns reading the Christmas story from one of the gospels. They also made sure we watched King of Kings, Ben Hur, and The Ten Commandments during the month of December… Read More


Luke 2:30; (Simeon) “For my eyes have seen Your salvation, Which You have prepared in the presence of all peoples, A Light of revelation to the Gentiles, And the glory of Your people Israel.” And His father and mother were amazed at the things which were being said about Him. In the Arms of Joseph.… Read More


While Christmas has come and gone, these words from Pope Francis still ring true. He delivered this homily on Christmas Eve. “The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness, on them has light shined” (Is 9:1). “An angel of the Lord appeared to… Read More