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3 Reasons to Get Your Father a Catholic Gentleman Mug for Father’s Day

Men love coffee. Ever since the pope first blessed coffee for Catholic consumption, it has been part of the daily ritual of millions of men around the globe. It awakens, revivifies, and stimulates the intellect. It warms the body and fills the heart with gladness. It is a little bit like the elixir of life. Finding the right coffee to drink...

The Catholic Gentleman’s Christmas Gift Guide 2016 Edition

Christmas is coming, and many of your are looking for the perfect gift for the Catholic man in your life. Yet, we men can be hard to buy for sometimes! Don't worry, I'm here to help. Here's 12 gift ideas that any man will love. The Catholic Gentleman Rosary This manly rosary features heavy, gunmetal steel beads, military grade paracord, and...

Praise, Thanksgiving, and the Priesthood of All Believers

Though it has been obscured during different ages of her life, the Church has taught the doctrine of the priesthood of all believers since the very beginning. Our baptism immerses us into the fullness of the life of Christ, granting us participation in his threefold role of prophet, priest, and king. Scripture goes so far as to call Christians a "royal...

Grab your Pint Glasses, Buy a Priest a Beer Day is Coming!

Grab your pint glasses and phone your Fathers! Next Friday, September 9*, is International Buy a priest a beer day!  On this festive day, faithful Catholics all over the world take their priests out for a beer and get to know them better. It’s a beautiful Catholic tradition that goes back to the time of St. Hopswald of Aleyard, the...

The Mother’s Day Gift List You’ve Been Looking For

Mother's Day is May 8 in the U.S., so my wife, Laura, graciously put together a gift list for all those devoted husbands who have no idea what to get the wives and mothers in their lives. - Sam We women know that we can be hard to buy for. But don't worry, showing the mothers in your life that...

When God Became Small: A Christmas Meditation

The advent of Christmas is one of the busiest and noisiest times of year—a season of getting and spending in which we lay waste our credit cards. It should be a holy time, but it has become an orgy of consumerism in the temples of commerce. It is not peaceful, and it is certainly not silent. It is a sign...

The Catholic Gentleman’s 2015 Gift Guide

Christmas is coming, and many of your are looking for the perfect gift for the Catholic man in your life. Yet, we men can be hard to buy for sometimes! Don't worry, I'm here to help. The last time I did a Christmas gift guide was two years ago, and that list is quite a bit out of date. So without further...

Alive With Him: Living the Reality of the Resurrection

Yesterday, Christians around the world joyfully celebrated Easter--- the highest and holiest feast of the liturgical year. We celebrated Christ's triumph over death, sin, and hell through his glorious resurrection. It was a happy day, indeed! But Easter isn't just an important liturgical feast, it is a reality to be lived. Today, I want to examine how living in the light of the...

Gentleman Saint: Saint Valentine

Ah yes, St. Valentine's day is here again. For one day each year, the world turns pink and red, floral shops and chocolatiers turn a handsome profit, and candlelight makes a comeback at dinner time. But buried and forgotten somewhere beneath chocolates and candy hearts lies a courageous man named St. Valentine. Let's learn a little about him. Life and Martyrdom...

The True Story

The advent of Christmas is one of the busiest and noisiest times of year—a season of getting and spending in which we lay waste our credit cards. It should be a holy time, but it has become an orgy of consumerism in the temples of commerce. It is not peaceful, and it is certainly not silent. It is a sign...

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 day, this day is a special time to remember God's gifts to us and offer thanks to him for them. We can never be grateful...