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Movie Review: The Way

By Adam Minihan | June 3, 2014

Every once in a while, I encounter a movie that exceeds my expectations, and Emilio Estevez’ The Way is just such a movie. Here’s why I liked it. Plot The movie starts off with Thomas Avery, played by Martin Sheen, receiving the devastating news that his son, Daniel (Emilio Estevez), has died. The news is…

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Inebriate Me: Getting Drunk on God

By Adam Minihan | June 3, 2014

Wherever the Catholic sun doth shine, There’s always laughter and good red wine. At least I’ve always found it so. Benedicamus Domino! ~ Hilaire Belloc (1870 – 1953) The television was on in the service center waiting area—Katie Couric was introducing her next guest. I was the only one there, and normally I’d just turn…

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Of Cigarettes, Christianity, and Cool

By Adam Minihan | June 3, 2014

The following is a guest post by Richard Becker. I heard on the news that the FDA is getting all fired up about regulating e-cigarettes – possibly even banning them outright for youngsters. Why? E-cigs may not have the risks associated with ordinary cigarette smoke, but they’re still a vehicle for delivering nicotine – an…

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Spiritual Combat: A Call to Arms

By Adam Minihan | June 3, 2014

“Fight or die.” – Dom Lorenzo Scupoli Perhaps one of the greatest temptations in the Catholic life is that of complacency. We go through the motions, attending Mass on Sunday and maybe going to a parish program or two, but the Faith never really penetrates deep into our souls. It remains a superficial reality; just…

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Black Dog Days: How to Deal with Depression

By Adam Minihan | June 3, 2014

The following is a guest post by Michael J. Lichens.  Recently, I’ve been going through what the great Winston Churchill called “black dog days.” These days are defined by an overall low mood, inability to cope with basic things like getting out of bed, or finding enjoyment in my usual passions. Do not fear, reader,…

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What is the Goal of the Catholic Church?

By Adam Minihan | June 3, 2014

Why did Christ establish one, holy, catholic, and apostolic Church? Why did the eternal Son of God become incarnate of the Virgin Mary, call the Twelve, establish them on the rock that is Peter, give them the power to proclaim his Kingdom and even to absolve sins, and empower them with the Holy Spirit to…

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5 Ways to Love Your Wife

By Adam Minihan | June 3, 2014

The state of marriage is one which requires more virtue and constancy than any other; it is a perpetual exercise in mortification.”- St. Francis de Sales “He who loves his wife loves himself.” Ephesians 5:28 I married a wonderful woman. She’s beautiful, hilarious, generous, and incredibly strong. (I’ve watched her give birth. Trust me, she’s…

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Mass Attire

By Adam Minihan | December 13, 2017

This post was written by a guest blogger and Council of Man member, Rich Lamm. You…

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Be a joyful man by The Catholic Man Show

By Adam Minihan | December 13, 2017

On Being a Joyful Man by The Catholic Man Show Want happiness? Eat bacon! But…

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