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You are Called to Serve

By Zachary Swinehart If anyone serves Me, he must follow Me; and where I am, there My servant will be also; if anyone serves Me, the Father will honor him. - John 12:26 Service.  That word that evokes a wide range of thoughts.  Whether it's the speed with which our morning coffee is delivered or the quality of our internet connection we often ...

11 12 2018

Make Bishops Fathers Again

By now there is likely not a man unaware of the news about the sins and cover-ups committed by the clergy and, perhaps more startlingly, the episcopate.  And, we’ve learned that this scandal not only reaches the top of the hierarchy of the Church, but the root might even be up there. And let's not just call this news “sad” or “scandaliz...

09 25 2018

John Senior: A Guide for Fathers and Educators

You may not have heard of John Senior, but he is one of the most impactful teachers and writers I have ever seen. I first heard about him from colleagues at the Augustine Institute, who recommended him knowing my interest in culture, but then it seemed like I was bumping into his students everywhere. I realized that my pastor in Littleton, Fr. ...

05 01 2018

Words Can Crush or Build Up Boys: Use Them Wisely

Sticks and stones may break your bones, but words can completely crush you.  Like red and green signs over a road, an understanding of their power is necessary for life. They should be like darts aiming for a target, not like a released balloon flailing about getting spittle-filled air everywhere. When you become a mentor, your words take on a ...

01 04 2018

TCM Events: Farm Retreats for TCM Readers

This article is an invitation to St. Joseph’s Farm, especially for men who have completed Exodus90 and want to take a “next step” in their fraternity.  Spots are open for November 17-19 for the men’s weekend, and November 10-12 for the father/son weekend. Fall is particularly beautiful in Western, NC, so don’t wait to sign up.  My w...

10 02 2017

Your Son Needs You to Initiate Him into Mature Manhood. Here’s a free webinar and book about just that…

No one can raise your son(s) for you.  A father has the privilege and the duty to guide his son into manhood.  No one else but you can do it, and when a mentor or friend does step in for fatherless boys, he acts in a fatherly capacity.  But because of the state of our society, masculine guidance into maturity will not happen without intentionali...

09 19 2017

A Checklist for Catholic Dads

I have had numerous conversations over the years with other Catholic dads about the challenges of raising kids in today’s world. The discussions usually center on the bad cultural influences affecting our children, our hectic schedules, and our well-intentioned desire to be better fathers. We mean well, but how do we move from conversation ...

By Mr. Randy Hain 10 29 2015

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