Pipe Smoking 101

There’s nothing quite as enjoyable as a good pipe—the sweet scent, the smoke rising in gentle clouds, the feel of finely crafted briar in your hand. Then add a good conversation with another man, or even just gazing into space while sitting on...

Should you pray with an iPhone?

Increasingly, society is depending on electronic devices to consume information. Real newspapers are falling prey to online news, which is instant and includes live streaming of breaking events. Hard copy books are being replaced by e-books. Even textbooks and children’s books are...

A Conversation with Dr. Taylor Marshall – Part 2

Today, we continue our conversation with author, professor, and Catholic gentleman extraordinaire, Dr. Taylor Marshall! If you missed Part 1, be sure to read it—he shares some compelling insights into manhood in the modern world...

Gentleman Saint: Blessed John Henry Newman

“We can believe what we choose. We are answerable for what we choose to believe.”
Blessed John Henry Newman was one of the most important Catholic converts in the last 200 years. His contributions to the...

John Wayne: Cowboy, Legend, Convert to Catholicism

John Wayne was a true man’s man. But did you know he was a convert to the Catholic faith? Apparently protestant Christianity wasn’t manly enough for the Duke. Even better, his grandson is now a Catholic...

Fighting for Purity

“There is need for a crusade of manliness and purity to counteract and nullify the savage work of those who think man is a beast. And that crusade is your work.”- St. Josemaria Escriva
The number one, soul-destroying problem men face is...

5 Ways to Sanctify Your Day

We all live busy lives, rushing to work, running errands, and navigating rush hour traffic. With all the busyness, it’s hard to live a prayerful life and be mindful of God’s presence, even if we want...

Dress Up for Mass!

Society is growing more and more casual. I have seen people shopping for groceries in their pajama pants and fuzzy slippers. I’ve been to world-class classical concerts where people are dressed in Hawaiian shirts and jeans.  In fact, it’s hard to think...

Putting the Gentle in Gentleman

“Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength.” – St. Francis de Sales
If we’re honest, most of us would have to admit that gentleness isn’t high on the list of manly...

5 Spiritual Books Every Man Should Read

“To him who wishes to walk in the path of virtue, nothing is more necessary than the reading of spiritual books.” – St. Athanasius
While some of us like books more than others, we should all spend some time reading spiritual writing, even if...