Giving Thanks

“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.” – G.K. Chesterton
Tomorrow, November 28, is Thanksgiving in America. While we should be thankful every...

The Gentleman’s List (11-25-2013)

Hello gents, I am consistently amazed at all the excellent apostolates designed to strengthen men and encourage virtue. Please take the time to review each of the initiatives and organizations listed below. As always, if you have...

The Gentleman’s List (11-18-2013)

Hello, gents, and welcome to the first Gentleman’s List. The goal of the List is to highlight great blogs, apostolates, religious orders, men’s organizations, and more from around the world. If you’d like to submit your project, 

Introducing The Gentleman’s List

Since beginning this blog, I have received countless requests to promote various apostolates, Facebook pages, news articles, books, and causes. Many of these are excellent and worthy projects, but due to the volume I receive, I can’t possibly...

Simplicity in Devotion

When I first converted to Catholicism, I was overwhelmed by the wealth of devotions Catholics practiced. There was devotion to the five wounds of Christ, the brown scapular, the green scapular, the Divine Mercy chaplet, devotion...

Gentleman Saint: St. Francis Borgia

Borgia—the name has a ring of infamy. Historically, the Borgia family is associated with crime, promiscuity, papal corruption, and power-mongering, and this sad legacy is remembered to this day. But while the popular imagination fixates on...

Combat Rosary Giveaway Winners

Happy All Saints Day! A couple of weeks ago, I announced a giveaway for the first time. The response was great, and hundreds of you signed up to win one of three manly combat rosaries. Thank you to every one...

The Official Catholic Beer Blessing

One of the great things about being Catholic is that the Church has quite literally thought of everything at some point or another. Some inventive cleric even thought to include a beer blessing in the Rituale Romanum (my...

The Mighty Breastplate of St. Patrick

St. Patrick is one of the most well-known saints in Christendom, and he left an indelible stamp on the Church despite the fact that we know very little about his life. In addition to being the missionary who almost...

How to Bless Your Children

“You may not be rich; you may be unable to bequeath any great possessions to your children; but one thing you can give them; the heritage of your blessing. And it is better to be blessed...