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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.

The Catholic Gentleman Podcast Sam Guzman

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    • 5.0 • 32 Ratings

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.

    Ep. 9: Why We Need the Traditional Latin Mass with Dr. Peter Kwasniewski

    Ep. 9: Why We Need the Traditional Latin Mass with Dr. Peter Kwasniewski

    In the heady days of liturgical revolution in the 1960s and 70s, the Traditional Latin Mass was considered dead and buried. But then, something unexpected and miraculous happened: It came back from the seeming dead and it is now spreading like wildfire, especially among the younger generations. Some within the Church hate this fact, while others celebrate it.
    In this episode, I talk with Dr. Peter Kwasniewski, one of the foremost liturgical experts, about the liturgy and its relevance today. We discuss:
    How the liturgical revolution happened
    Why the traditional Mass is the best catechesis
    What the liturgical future of the Church looks like
    How the Latin Mass inspires authentic Catholic culture
    Why the liturgical revolution failed
    And much more...
    Show Notes
    Dr. Kwasniewski's website (https://www.peterkwasniewski.com/)
    His new book: Reclaiming our Roman Catholic Birthright (https://angelicopress.org/product/reclaiming-our-roman-catholic-birthright/)

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Ep. 8: How the Virgin Mary Makes Us Better Men with Dr. Mark Miravalle

    Ep. 8: How the Virgin Mary Makes Us Better Men with Dr. Mark Miravalle

    How can the Blessed Virgin Mary help us be better men? We are prone to look for masculine models to imitate, and yet the constant chorus of the saints through the ages has been that the Blessed Mother is indispensable to a man's spiritual life. Dr. Mark Miravalle will help illuminate how the Virgin Mary can help us grow in holiness and be the men we need to be for our families, the church, and the world.
    Dr. Mark Miravalle earned his Sacred Theological Doctorate at the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome. He holds the Saint John Paul II Chair of Mariology at  (https://franciscan.edu/), where he has been teaching since 1986. 
    Dr. Miravalle is the founder and senior editor of  (https://internationalmarian.com/), comprised of more than 130 theologians, bishops, clergy, and laity worldwide who seek to promote Marian devotion and doctrine.
    In this episode we discuss:
    What Mary can form us in the interior life
    How Mary can help us grow in purity
    How St. Joseph relates to Marian devotion
    The Fifth Marian Dogma and why we need it now
    The power of the rosary in forming us spiritually
    Why Mary was chosen to crush satan's head, and how we can help her
    Why emphasis on Mary has increased in recent centuries
    and more...
    Show Notes
    Dr. Miravalle's website: https://www.markmiravalle.com
    Mother of all peoples: https://motherofallpeoples.com
    Dr. Miravalle's Amazon author page: https://amzn.to/3c2MiFv
    Consecration to Mary: https://missionimmaculata.com/index.php/marian-spirituality-consecration/how-to-make-your-consecration-to-mary

    • 57 min
    Ep. 7: Leaving Boyhood Behind with Jason Craig

    Ep. 7: Leaving Boyhood Behind with Jason Craig

    What does it mean to be a man? How does a boy become a man? These questions are relevant to every man today.
    In this episode, I'm joined by Jason Craig, a farmer, author, men's leader, and convert to Catholicism who writes frequently about the transition from boyhood to manhood. Jason is the author of "Leaving Boyhood Behind, " and he lives and works on his dairy farm in rural North Carolina with his wife and children.
    In this episode we discuss:
    Whether or not manhood is a biological reality
    How becoming a man is a little like dying
    Marks of successful transition to manhood
    The importance of initiation rituals
    What to do if you never had initiation rituals in your life
    How to push your sons without wounding them
    How to help your sons transition to manhood
    And more...
    Notes:
    Leaving Boyhood Behind Book (https://amzn.to/3cjtmTC)
    Leaving Boyhood Behind Course (https://www.leavingboyhoodbehind.com)
    Fraternus (https://fraternus.net)
    St. Joseph's Farm (https://www.stjosephsfarm.com)

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Ep. 6: The Power of the Holy Rosary with Fr. Lawrence Lew

    Ep. 6: The Power of the Holy Rosary with Fr. Lawrence Lew

    In this episode, I speak with Fr. Lawrence Lew, OP, promoter general of the Holy Rosary for the Dominican Order. Fr. Lew is a convert to the Catholic faith, and one time he was skeptical of all things Marian. Now, he travels the world preaching and teaching others to love the Blessed Mother and to pray the Holy Rosary.
    In this episode, we discuss:
    Whether or not the rosary was miraculously revealed
    The images of the rosary as a weapon and crown
    The importance of beauty in our moral and spiritual development
    The importance of the rosary in times of crisis
    Whether or not we should pray the Luminous mysteries
    The requirements of the confraternity of the Rosary
    And more

    • 58 min
    Ep. 5: Fatherhood and the Eucharist with Dr. Scott Hahn

    Ep. 5: Fatherhood and the Eucharist with Dr. Scott Hahn

    * Republished due to audio error in original*
    In this episode, I'm joined by the best selling author, speaker, and professor, Dr. Scott Hahn. For decades, Dr. Hahn has been one of the foremost teachers of the Catholic faith to those both inside and outside the church. A convert to the Catholic faith, Dr. Hahn has shared his conversion story with hundreds of thousands around the globe. His story of discovering the Catholic faith has been influential in the conversion of countless individuals, including me and my wife.
    Scott Hahn holds the Fr. Michael Scanlan Chair of Biblical Theology and the New Evangelization at Franciscan University of Steubenville, where he has taught since 1990, and he is the founder and president of the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology. In 2005, he was appointed as the Pope Benedict XVI Chair of Biblical Theology and Liturgical Proclamation at St. Vincent Seminary in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. Dr. Hahn is also the bestselling author of numerous books, including Reasons to Believe, and Rome Sweet Home (coauthored with his wife, Kimberly), and is editor of the Ignatius Catholic Study Bible and Letter & Spirit: A Journal of Catholic Biblical Theology. Some of his most recent books are Many Are Called, Consuming the Word, The Catholic Bible Dictionary, and Signs of Life. He lives in Steubenville, Ohio.
    In this episode we cover:
    The crisis of Eucharistic faith and what we can do about it
    How the Bible is a Catholic book
    How reading scripture can strengthen us
    The meaning of marriage
    The difference between anxious and confident fatherhood
    The virtues we learn from being fathers
    How every man is meant to be a father
    And more
    Show Notes
    St. Paul Center (https://stpaulcenter.com/)
    FREE Eucharist in Scripture Study (https://stpaulcenter.com/free-stream/)
    More Scripture Studies (https://stpaulcenter.com/studies-tools/journey-through-scripture/)
    Scott Hahn's Books (https://www.amazon.com/kindle-dbs/entity/author/B001H6MRHU?_encoding=UTF8&node=283155&offset=0&pageSize=12&searchAlias=stripbooks&sort=author-pages-popularity-rank&page=1&langFilter=default#formatSelectorHeader)

    • 51 min
    Ep. 4: Consecration to St. Joseph with Fr. Donald Calloway

    Ep. 4: Consecration to St. Joseph with Fr. Donald Calloway

    Our culture faces a crisis of fatherhood. The Church, too, has been wounded by scandals that have marred the name of father. In such times, how can we grow in holiness and become better men and better fathers?
    In this episode, I talk with Fr. Donald Calloway, creator and promoter of the new 33 day consecration to St. Joseph, patterned after St. Louis de Montfort's 33 day consecration to the Virgin Mary.
    This powerful spiritual retreat is one of the most comprehensive treatments of the theology of St. Joseph. It prepares you to surrender yourself to the leadership of Jesus' earthly father and your spiritual father. Entrusted to St. Joseph's care, you will learn to grow in holiness and discover the truth that every man is called to be a father, regardless of their state in life.
    In the show we discuss...
    What consecration means
    The theological basis for consecration to St. Joseph
    What the mystics tell us about St. Joseph's life
    Why many images of St. Joseph get it wrong
    How St. Joseph helps us be better men
    And more
    Support the show on Patreon (https://my.captivate.fm/patreon.com/catholicgentleman)
    Show Notes
    Consecration website (https://www.consecrationtostjoseph.org)
    Hardcopy version (https://www.shopmercy.org/consecration-to-st-joseph-the-wonders-of-our-spiritual-father.html?source=ctsj)
    Kindle Version (https://amzn.to/331VTK1)

    • 39 min

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