The Catholic Gentleman

The Catholic Gentleman

The Catholic Gentleman is a show for Catholic Men on the topics of living with virtue and holiness in the modern world. Featuring conversations on all aspects of masculinity, as well as interviews with experts, the show seeks to provide practical insights for men of all ages. There are great Catholic men who are intentionally committed to the difficult work of actual life. Join us and be one of them. Episodes are released weekly. Be a Man. Be a Saint. View and Listen to Previous Episodes - https://catholicgentleman.com/all-episodes

Episodes

September 21, 2023 58 mins
Today John, Sam, and our guest, Gabriel Castillo, discuss the captivating journey from being an MTV trained sinner of the world to becoming an on-fire Catholic evangelist with over 20 Million video views online. From his early days of mocking Catholicism while attending St. Thomas University to a moment of divine revelation during Adoration, where he heard inexplicable things and was moved to tears, his life took an unexpected turn...
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To solve any problem, we must first understand the situation and the more we can discern the causes, the more effectively we can identify a solution. Today's guest has raised and spent 20 million dollars seeking to know the cause for the decline of Christianity, specifically church attendance and open affiliation, in the West. Once discovered, he created a program that in only 3 years, across the entire city of Jacksonville, FL dro...
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September 7, 2023 59 mins
Today we sit down with Tomás Baldonado, the owner and mastermind behind Ultimo Cigars. In this illuminating interview, we dive into the age-old question: Is smoking a sin? In addition, Tomás, a Catholic gentleman, shares his captivating life journey into the world of crafting cigars, offering unique insights into the art of cigar making and how he had to overcome many obstacles to get to where he is today, as a business owner who i...
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August 31, 2023 63 mins
Recognizing the disorder within our culture is the initial step toward rectifying the missteps, often subtle, within our individual lives. Today we discuss how the world is playing this out on a grand scale which culminates in seeing things and even people simply as a means to our own personal ends. In light of this, Dr. John Cuddeback engages with us to assert that we must first identify and be aware of this limited and disordered...
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He believed that the Catholic Church was run by Satan, the whore of Babylon, and that the anti-christ would come directly from the papacy. Our guest today, Jeremy Robinson, fought against Catholics and evangelized to win souls to Christ. However, one day while reading the Scripture verse, "Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have," he was struck and realized he coul...
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🔴 Get the entire conversation at Catholic Gentleman+ https://catholicgentlemanplus.com To truly live a great life, you need to discipline your basic appetites, and this one desire hits us every day of our lives. We need men who understand and embrace fasting as the way to holiness that Christ clearly taught us. However, this spiritual practice gets confused and distorted in today's world. Men have become deadened to what is needed...
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To find oneself in a life crisis is not necessarily a bad thing. Questioning God's will for your life is a daily activity to grow in humility as well as provide further clarity and conviction for your actions. However, most people turn inwards and become bitter and frustrated by the challenge. Today's guest discusses how his life as a professional actor turned tough, and how he found a way out to better glorify God. Alex Dee, the c...
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August 3, 2023 55 mins
With over 70% of Americans practicing new age and occultist practices, we are in need of a better understanding of why this is happening and how the Church is the only institution that can bring deliverance from this disaster. In this episode, we speak with Charles Fraune, who has just completed the most extensive dive into the occult, interviewing former Satanists, witches, and new-agers to unearth why almost 3 out of 4 Americans ...
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In this episode, we speak with Jordan Burke, a former policeman, who in seeking justice fell into bitterness, resentment, and anger. This propelled him into addictions, the loss of his daughter, and the realization that his life was unhinged. His powerful conversion story brings up conversations of God's mercy, physical healing, spiritual healing, and the pathway forward as a better man. We discuss doing the harder thing no matter ...
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July 20, 2023 38 mins
A lot has changed in the last 10 years. A lot. However, here at the Catholic Gentleman, while we have advanced to combat the ways men are being formed by the world, we have kept the goal of our mission the same. Be a Man. Be a Saint. In celebration of our 10 year anniversary, we are offering an exclusive sale and discussing the ways the world has advanced and how The Catholic Gentleman has survived and will always be there to accur...
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It has been called the sword of the spiritual life. It can be a cornerstone and pillar of the family. We are discussing the Rosary today and 5 reasons, as well as a lot of practical advice, as to why men should pray the Rosary daily. Fr. Gregory Pine walks us through his life with the Rosary and the multiple truths contained within this powerful devotion. You are sure to gain insights and fuel for staying true to praying the Rosary...
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In life we all face hardships, fear of the unknown, and the temptation to choose a lesser good depending on the circumstances. Sam and John are joined by Dr. Andrew Swafford to discuss how to handle these situations and how to do so with an unwavering sense of purpose. Dr. Swafford explains how by seeing your life as a Gift and having the right amount of Grit, you can handle these difficulties with peace and even joy. This is a tr...
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June 29, 2023 39 mins
In today's episode, Sam and John discuss how our lives are marked by affluence, abundance, excess, and convenience and how this presents a very unique challenge to fasting, but even more so, a challenge to feasting. In one sense, feasting has a higher place in the Church than fasting, yet we very often never discuss this. How do we feast correctly? What are the practices we need to truly experience feasting so as to live more abund...
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In today's episode, John is joined by Ryan Scheel, from the Catholic Talk Show, to discuss 5 remarkable men of history, the stories associated with them, and the virtues they portrayed during ancient Rome. We dive into the virtues these men each displayed and how our Catholic faith prefects and brings to life that which these men only knew through reason and experience. We then discuss how important it is for men today to learn abo...
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June 15, 2023 44 mins
In today's episode, hosts John Heinen and Sam Guzman discuss how the summer often presents difficulties for men pursuing holiness. When your summer is filled with travel, late night conversations, and children staying up late or not active in school work, it can be an occasion to loosen your own disciplines and perseverance in holiness. We discuss ways to avoid this from happening, as well as insights as to what unique opportunitie...
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June 1, 2023 46 mins
In today's episode, hosts John Heinen and Sam Guzman discuss the 3 foundational pillars of a man's life. These 3 pillars were broken at the fall of man, yet until we understand these pillars and how to work with them, we will always be running in circles instead of persevering and moving forward in our lives. We also discuss the most transformative new platform for men to get answers to their questions, grow in holiness with other ...
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In today's episode, hosts John Heinen and Sam Guzman discuss the actual teachings of the Eucharist relying on the words from the Holy Scripture. We go through the Scripture and pull out 5 different sections in the Bible to prove the truth of the Eucharist that all men must understand. We rely heavily on other Scripture verses to further support these primary verses. Men, the Eucharist can transform you; read, pray, and learn to lov...
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Today we discuss Pope Benedict XVI's legacy and its relevance for men today. John and Sam are joined by Dr. Roland Millare, an expert on Pope Benedict, to explore his profound thoughts, influence, and life, as well as his impact on our lives and contemporary masculinity. In this thought-provoking conversation, Dr. Millare provides practical insights on faith, virtue, and personal growth, guiding listeners toward a deeper understand...
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In this episode, I speak with David Kruse, a business owner who has lived with an obsession for achievement, a drug addiction, overcoming anxiety, seminary, and ultimately marriage. He shares with us his inspiring conversion to the Faith, the practice of perseverance, and the pursuit of excellence. Learn how these qualities helped David overcome his struggles and achieve success by turning to grace and living with a confident aband...
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In this episode, John and Sam are joined by Fr. Daniel-Maria Klimek to discuss the need and power of Marian devotion in a man's spiritual life. Fr. Klimek shares his personal story of how Our Lady removed his agnosticism and opened him up to the truth of faith. Throughout the conversation, the trio emphasizes the importance of developing a personal relationship with Mary and the positive impact it has on every man's spiritual life....
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