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 interviews and commentary, the show seeks to provide practical insights for men of all ages.

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September 15, 2021 41 min
In this episode of The Catholic Gentleman, Sam and John discuss how true success in life is measured. They bring up the pitfalls and temptations that men face in their pursuit of success and the best ways to overcome and triumph for God. In this episode we discuss; The world's view of success 3 prayers that a man can focus on daily to become successful The paradox of success How God views success And More More articles o...
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In this episode of The Catholic Gentleman, Sam and John are joined by Michael Foley, the author of Drinking with the Saints, to discuss how we can drink alcohol and smoke a pipe while still growing in holiness. We talk about how the Church understands alcohol consumption and how Michael came to write these books. Be sure to listen all the way through so you can learn how to enter into the book drawing. In this episode we discuss; ...
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In this episode of The Catholic Gentleman, Sam and John discuss some incredibly rich traditions within the Catholic Church and the sad decline in our modern times to actively practicing them. These practices have been either marginalized or forgotten but have great value for the Church and our individual pursuit of holiness. In this episode we discuss; The spiritual benefits to these lost traditions The call to each man to start ...
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It was the favorite drink of Vikings. It's made from simple, natural ingredients. It's one of the most ancient alcoholic drinks in existence. It's mead! In this special episode, Sam speaks with master meadmaker, Ricky Klein of Groennfell Meadery. They discuss: the history and origins of mead as a beverage the many different styles of mead making mead at home where you can buy authentic mead and more... Learn More...
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In this episode of The Catholic Gentleman, John and Sam meet with Josh Hochschild, co-author of A Mind At Peace, to discuss the fact that modern technology is designed with the human person as the product to be sold, and how the addictive elements are disrupting and deadening our relationship with God, our family and friends, and ourselves. We also discuss the hierarchy of virtues a man needs to work on to regain control of his fac...
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August 18, 2021 69 min
In this episode of The Catholic Gentleman, John and Sam discuss the fact that we as gentlemen desire to be competent and capable in the world. A man wants to know (or at least feel like he knows) that no matter what situation he’s placed in, he’ll be able to handle himself — to act rather than react. Thank you to our Sponsor CatholicMatch - Click Here to Set Up Your Free Profile Today In this episode we discuss; Practical Skills E...
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In this episode of The Catholic Gentleman, John and Sam discuss the role of a husband and father as the spiritual head of the family. Through the conversation, they challenge men to take a more active role in fostering a vibrant domestic church and provide tangible steps on how this can be achieved. True manliness is not about assuming a passive or subservient role in matters of your family's faith. True manliness is about havi...
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In this episode of The Catholic Gentleman, John and Sam are joined by Dr. Scott Hahn to discuss the moral decay and decline of right order in society. We get into how separation of church and state is not of divine origin and how an inability to admit this creates a false reality that leads to injustice towards God. Let us all take on the responsibility to bring God's natural and divine law to renew the mind of society. In thi...
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In this episode of The Catholic Gentleman, John and Sam discuss the life lessons that men have to learn to mature and grow in wisdom, holiness, and virtue. Going through life with an attempt to avoid difficulties and suffering will stunt your development as a man and lead to selfishness. We both get honest about our youthful immaturity and how God has worked in our weakness to make us stronger men. In this episode we discuss; Lear...
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July 21, 2021 45 min
In this episode of The Catholic Gentleman, John and Sam discuss the timeless requirements of a man within the modern dating scene. They bring clarity to what is the appropriate outlook with dating and how gentlemen should view relationships within the wisdom of the Church. In this episode we discuss; Why You Should Always Avoid Sneaky Dating Learn To Listen In The Digital Space How To Protect Her Dignity and Yours Why Courage I...
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In this episode of The Catholic Gentleman, John meets with Kevin Wells to discuss the life of a man and likely future saint that we can all learn a great deal from. If you have never heard of Venerable Fr. Aloysius Schwartz, who died in 1992 after saving tens of thousands of children, this episode is worth your time. His adventurous spirit and passionate devotion to Our Lady brought him to the depths of faith that few of us achieve...
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July 6, 2021 37 min
In this episode of The Catholic Gentleman, Sam and John discuss why a man is incomplete without religion. We go through the relativistic and consumerist mindset of the modern world, and finish with how Christ's Church is the only point of truth we as men can trust. In this episode we discuss: How to avoid worshipping yourself or false gods Why religion is not a commodity for people to pick and choose How religion, when right...
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In this episode of The Catholic Gentleman, Sam and John are joined by Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone. He has been in the news for the past few months and we discuss topics from the Eucharistic Coherence document, primacy of conscience, as well as how men can conduct themselves with dignity and truth in the public space. Join us as His Excellency provides us with clarity and direction. In this episode we discuss: How the primacy o...
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In this episode of The Catholic Gentleman, Sam and John are joined by Devin Schadt, a Catholic Gentleman and premier scholar on Fatherhood and St. Joseph. We get honest about the struggles we all face to consistently be a good and loving father, how to understand our roles as a Catholic Spiritual Father, and how to raise a holy family filled with love and virtue. You will not want to miss this episode! We are giving away some free...
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June 15, 2021 39 min
In this episode of The Catholic Gentleman, Sam and John discuss some of the best ways to be happy, find purpose, and grow in masculine virtue. Generosity can present itself in many different ways, each of unique merit, and all of them necessary to becoming a well-rounded and intentional man. Join us. Learn this mark of a true gentleman How generosity and gratefulness go hand in hand How many times generosity is mentioned in the ...
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June 8, 2021 55 min
In this episode of The Catholic Gentleman, Sam and John are joined by Dr. Peter Malinoski to speak about the difference between courage and fearlessness. Peter discusses how a lot of what men experience is not in direct control of the will, and how we must work to become attuned to that in our own lives. If you or anyone in your life struggles with fear, anxiety, or depression, join us. Why many of us are just parodies of a true m...
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In this episode of The Catholic Gentleman, Sam and John discuss the complex life of fatherhood. Learn how society supports the image of a father as a man-child and actively promotes selfishness. How men need to take their role as fathers seriously for the sake of their soul and the souls of their family. How to continually cause your wife to suffer unnecessarily  How science and statistics prove the important role of fatherhood i...
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In this episode of The Catholic Gentleman, Sam and John are joined by Brad Miner, author of the book, The Compleat Gentleman, to discuss how any man can become a gentleman and how to avoid being a cartoonish version of a man. What separates a boy from a man What separates a man from a gentleman How do we live chivalry in the modern world What are the three traits of a gentleman And more… Brad Miner is the senior editor of Th...
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May 18, 2021 58 min
In this episode of The Catholic Gentleman, Sam and John are joined by Toby Rozell to talk about his work tuning fast cars and also how he has grown in his faith and purpose in life. Toby Rozell is a Founder and Owner of Eurocompulsion as well as a devout Catholic and father. What's so special about Ferraris and Alfa Romeos Learn the top three modifications to make to your car How St. Joseph is a model for all of us How God ...
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In this episode of The Catholic Gentleman, John and Sam discuss the purpose and benefits of fasting. Join them as they discuss how fasting is necessary for becoming a better man. Why fasting benefits your mind as well as your body How to start a fasting regime The potential dangers of fasting When you should not fast And more Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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