The Catholic Man Show: Calling All Men to Greatness

When it comes to my Catholic faith, I am always looking for inspiration to become a stronger follower of Christ. There are a lot of challenges to being a Catholic man in today’s world and there are forces present whose sole purpose is to sway us away from Christ and His Church. If you read…

My Favorite Grumpy T.V. Dads

I love watching sitcoms on T.V., and for as long as I can remember I always identified with the blue-collar shows. They almost always had a father who was the lovable grump, juggling his role as father and husband while holding on to his only ounce of sanity. These guys were the symbols of the…

Why Am I Grumpy?

Ever wonder why the old man next door is so crotchety, or why your dad always has a penchant for grumbling under his breath? I may have an answer for you!

Women! Your Bodies Are Good Enough!

My wife recently came across an advertisement for women’s workout clothing that depicted a woman exercising while holding her baby. Cool, right? I am all for new moms working out and taking care of their bodies. But do you know what’s not cool (and I learned this from my wife, mind you)? The woman in…

10 Times Frank Barone Was the Ultimate Grumpy Dad

If you are a grumpy dad like me there are many ways you can relate to Frank Barone, the bittersweet dad from the CBS sitcom “Everybody Loves Raymond”. I watched this show until its very end and my wife and I love watching the reruns. No character made me laugh more than Frank, with his…

New Year Resolution

Hi, everybody! I am sorry for being absent these past few months. My blog took a backseat to all the craziness in my life, but my New Year resolution is to get the wheels turning again!  I am excited to share that my wife and I are expecting our FIFTH child, who is due in…

My Take on the Recent Violence

Hello all! I almost forgot I had a blog to run! Just kidding. But in my defense, graduate school and having 4 boys to hang out with sometimes takes precedence! Anyway, I wanted to say just a little on the recent shootings we’ve all been seeing.  I am not going to talk about who is…

Back To The Grind

I’m back! I apologize for the hiatus, but sometimes life grabs you by the heels and doesn’t let go! I’m just glad I was able to hang on. Here are some posts you can expect to see in the next few weeks. Weight loss update! I’ll post some more before and after photos and talk…

Follow The Good Shepherd

My oldest son, Joe, just had his first confession in preparation for his First Communion, which will be held this coming weekend. This was such a proud moment for my wife and I. There we were, looking at our boy receiving another sacrament and tearing up over the fact that he is growing up way…