Hope everyone is having a Blessed Christmas! Back in October, I posted about starting your own men’s faith study group. You may want to read that post again… (Raise Your glass…with other Catholic Men and Grow in Faith!) Our group (including Adam and David from The Catholic Man Show) meets monthly at my house. We… Read More


Full disclaimer, I am a “new dad”.  I don’t have 5, 10, or 15 years of experience under my belt. I have 4 children, a 3 year old son Luke, a 1.5 year old son Jude, one baby in heaven, and one baby on the way! I am constantly learning how to be the best… Read More


Catholic Gentleman Sam Guzman

“ROLES OF A FATHERHOOD” OUR THIRD EPISODE OF THE CATHOLIC MAN SHOW IS IN THE BOOKS! OUR THIRD EPISODE IS CALLED “ROLES OF FATHERHOOD”. 1. Our vocation is to get our families to heaven. 2. Our children are always watching us. They will likely model later in life what they learn at home. 3. We are made… Read More


Last night Kelly Clarkson, the 1st winner of American Idol, sang an emotional song called “Piece by Piece” live on American Idol. I didn’t see it live but when I watched it on YouTube this morning, it was a swinging emotional punch I wasn’t prepared for. It hit me square in the nose … (This is the… Read More


They confess to looking at pornography and masturbating. It’s awkward, I know, to say it so candidly, but the only way to defeat pornography in our lives is to admit that we have a widespread problem with it. Vice, Firmly Entrenched By the time I was in high school, the habit of lusting after women via… Read More


St. Joseph often slips under the radar because of his quiet demeanor and hidden life. However, he has much to teach us about growing in holiness. Here are 5 reasons to discover St. Joseph. 1. He is the Patron Saint of Workers. As men work takes up a great portion of our lives. Often we struggle to… Read More


In the introduction to this series, I wrote about how each father is entrusted with three duties, or munera in Latin, and that these three duties are modeled by Christ himself. While traditionally associated with the ordained priesthood, these duties just as much apply to the fathers of families, who also share in a priestly role, albeit… Read More


There are few roles as mocked and derided as that of the father. Watch any TV show or movie made in the last 40 years or so, and you will see fathers portrayed variously as buffoons, domineering jerks, or at best, good-hearted but clueless simpletons. What you’ll never see is a father portrayed as loving and… Read More


I wrote the following reflection for Father’s day last year and it was originally published at Truth and Charity Forum. Happy Father’s day to all dads! Recently, at the park with my wife and son, I witnessed one of the saddest sights I’ve seen in a long time. A little boy, about five or six, was there… Read More


As we look forward to the celebration of Father’s Day this weekend, here are some quotes about Fatherhood to share:-1-This first quote is from Father Lawrence Lovasik’s book “The Catholic Family Handbook” which is chock-full of down to earth, practical wisdom for raising Catholic families.-2-I first read this quote from St. Francis de Sales when… Read More