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15 Heresies and the Manly Saints Who Fought Them

The history of the Catholic Church is full of all sorts of heresies that have assailed the truths of the faith.  From the earliest days of the Gnostics and Docetists all the way down to the Jansenists and Quietists of later centuries, it seems there has never been a shortage of heretical thought. But in each age, God has brought...

Spiritual Weapons: Holy Water

In her many rituals, the Catholic Church uses elements from creation: oil, ashes, burning incense, and more. Of these elements, water is one of the most common and the most rich in symbolism. Today, I specifically want to discuss Holy Water, which is a powerful spiritual weapon for your arsenal. Origins and Meaning The symbolic importance of water is ancient,...

The Catholic Gentleman’s Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas is right around the corner, and that means Christmas shopping for the men in your life. But what to get them? Sweaters or Santa ties are tired and cliche. Don't bother. Checkout the Catholic Gentleman's Christmas Gift Guide instead---these 15 gifts are sure to please any Catholic man. Church Militant Combat Rosary - $35 These are the manliest rosaries ever...

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...

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 something to submit, feel free to send me a message here with the subject line "The Gentleman's List." In Jesus and Mary, Sam Guzman Editor...

A Catholic Gentleman’s Manifesto

Hello Everyone! My name is Dominic Cassella (aka The Hound), I am one of the Co-Founders of the Catholic Dormitory, and I would like to thank Sam for inviting me to be an occasional writer for the Catholic Gentleman. The list below was originally posted on the Dormitory, but I believe it needs to be spread around a little more. As Catholic Gentlemen,...

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, click here. I look forward to hearing from you. In Jesus and Mary, Sam Guzman Editor The Catholic Gentleman Contents Religious Orders Apostolates Blogs Religious Orders...

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 share them all. To allow you to promote your projects while not overloading readers with constant promotions, I am launching a weekly post I am...

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 to the Holy Face, the Little Office of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Rosary, devotion to the Sacred Heart, devotion to the seven sorrows of...

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 the sins of the Borgia family, there is a great saint who also bears the name of Borgia---a man who redeemed his family name....

The Seven Deadly Sins: Gluttony

The following post is part of a guest series by Jason Liske of Ascending Mount Carmel. Jason is also a freelance writer and social media contributor at Monkrock. You can read more about him here. The following post is used with permission. "We  overcome after a fashion, perhaps, our serious and dangerous vices, but  there it stops. The small desires we freely...

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 who entered and spread the word! Now, to announce the winners (drumroll please.) The three, randomly selected winners are: Patrick W. from...