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Do more for your manhood! Welcome to the webpage for the monthly "Manhood First Monday" and the weekly "Manhood Nuggets In Nature', plus the posts from CMCSMen Blog as well as event updates, by Catholic Men Chicago Southland, Apostolate of Bishop Joseph Perry. Browse the recent bulletins below, and click the link to subscribe to this mailing list. See you in your inbox soon!

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Dec. 08 2022 - Blog - Man To Man With Deacon James Maslanka (Dec 2022)
CMCSMen - A Blog for Chicago Catholic Men Forwarded to you by a friend? Join here. Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland Man To Man With Deacon James Maslanka By Frank J Casella Read this email online Recently Deacon John Rangel and Mr. Frank Casella, from Catholic Men Chicago Southland, sat down to talk man to man with Deacon James Maslanka about manhood and ministry - this is a video series of interviews with Cathol

Dec 5 2022 Email - Manhood First Monday #16 (Dec 2022)
Monthly Information for CMCS Men  A quick read each month focused on God, Faith and Family MANHOOD FIRST MONDAY From the Desk of Frank J Casella ISSUE #16 Inspiration from CMCS online for: Rock solid Catholic men, Pro-Life soldiers, & gritty Rosary warriors.  Read This On The Web 1) You Shall Not Bear False Witness Against Your Neighbor. 2) You Shall Not Covet Your Neighbor’s House. 3) “The Troublesome Seaso

Dec. 01 2022 - Blog - The Tenth Commandment (Dec 2022)
The Ten Commandments CMCSMen - A Blog for Chicago Catholic Men Forwarded to you by a friend? Join here. Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland Note:   This is a blog series on The Ten Commandments, (unless Bishop Perry has something to say in-between) and excerpts from the Catholic Catechism on how this relates to 'Living the Goodness of a Catholic Man'.     Part of the CMCS mission is teaching the fundamentals of the

Nov 26 2022 Email - Fall Appeal - We Appreciate Your Support (Nov 2022)
Stewardship Update We Appreciate Your Support Thank you to those who were able to make financial contributions to the CMCS Fall Appeal to support the good work of Catholic Men Chicago Southland, above what you give to your parish.   Your donations sustain our mission in helping local Catholic men to grow in holiness and make Christ the center of their lives. Your contribution also helps us meet our financial obligations.   As we close this appeal, if you have not contr

Nov 25 2022 Email - Double Dip Your Gift Giving (Nov 2022)
A message from Catholic Men Chicago Southlnad Apostolate Shop CMCSMen for Christmas! Double Dip: When you patronize these businesses they will also send a donation to CMCS!  You can otherwise gift your donation to CMCS for your father, brother, son, or friend's. See how creative you can get with these ...  Your Pro-Life Phone Company!   Specail Offier For New Activations! MENTION CATHOLIC MEN CHICAGO SOUTHLAND AND GET A FREE PHONE (OR $100 O

Nov 24 2022 - Blog - The Troublesome Season of Advent (Nov 2022)
CMCSMen - A Blog for Chicago Catholic Men Forwarded to you by a friend? Join here. Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland Note: The blog series for The Ten Commandments will conclude next week, as Bishop Perry has something to say .. below.    “The Troublesome Season of Advent” Read this email online Bishop Joseph N Perry of Chicago The Church dons her clergy in somber purple these four weeks. Cou

Nov 24 2022 Email - Happy Thanksgiving from CMCS Copy (Nov 2022)
Happy Thanksgiving A Thanksgiving Prayer Lord, we thank you for the goodness of our people and for the spirit of justice that fills this nation. We thank you for the beauty and fullness of the land and the challenge of the cities. We thank you for our work and our rest, for one another, and for our homes. We thank you, Lord: accept our thanksgiving on this day. We pray and give thanks through Jesus Christ our Lord. R: Amen. Source USCCB Download Bishop Perry's 

Nov 21 2022 Email - Bishop Perry - CMCS Fall Appeal 2022 (Nov 2022)
View this email in your browser Catholic Men Chicago Southland. Please reconfirm your interest in receiving emails from us. If you do not wish to receive any more emails, you can unsubscribe here. CMCS Fall Appeal 2022 Now until Advent - Click here to download the Appeal letter (PDF). Dear Friends and Followers of Catholic Men Chicago Southland (CMCS), The gospel of John (13) gives us a small clue to the financial needs Jesus and his apostles incurred with the ministry.

Nov 18 2022 Email - What can fatherhood look like? (Nov 2022)
"Living the Goodness of a Catholic Man" Dear CMCS Men and Readers,  Here's a stop-in-your-tracks message for you:   What can fatherhood look like? Fathers are available. The father of a family makes time for his wife and children.  His work is undertaken chiefly for their support, for their flourishing. - editorial comment from Our Sunday Visitor, November 2022 Bishop Joseph Perry Catholic Men Chicago Southland Aplostolate of Bishop Josep

Nov. 17 2022 - Blog - The Ninth Commandment (Nov 2022)
The Ten Commandments CMCSMen - A Blog for Chicago Catholic Men Forwarded to you by a friend? Join here. 2022 CMCSMen Fall Appeal - Now Until Advent. Clikc link to download PDF letter Click here to support the CMCS 2022 Fall Appeal Our Catholic mission must remain strong in these challenging times. And our Fall Appeal will end before you know it, at the start of Advent.   We would like to thank all of you who were able to make a donation to this Appeal

Nov 18 2022 Email - The Last Days -- The CMCS Fall Appeal 2022 (Nov 2022)
A note from the CMCS director Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland   Dear CMCS Men, Donors, and Readers,    We mostly have street addresses for mailing to donors, so we want to let everyone who engages with CMCS to participate with the 2022 Fall appeal for Catholic Men Chicago Soutlnad, Apostolate of Bishop Joseph Perry.     Please click and listen to my short audio message to you, it explaines in detail the final

Nov 14 2022 Email - Appeal - Help us foster holiness and hope! (Nov 2022)
The 2022 CMCS Fund Appeal A note from the CMCS director Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland   Catholic Men Chicago Southland (CMCS) is engaged in fostering holy and courageous men and proclaiming the importance of husbands and fathers to children and the family. This work will only continue with your financial support.   Please donate now to continue and expand this important work. We ask not for ourselves but rather,

Nov. 03 2022 - Blog - The Eighth Commandment (Nov 2022)
The Ten Commandments CMCSMen - A Blog for Chicago Catholic Men Forwarded to you by a friend? Join here. 2022 CMCSMen Fall Appeal - Now Until Advent. Clikc link to download PDF letter Click here to support the CMCS 2022 Fall Appeal Speaking of authentic manhood and identity, what are you doing to be truthful with yourself?  Where are you learning what it means to be a Catholic Man and how to develop a relationship with Jesus Christ?  Are you connect

Nov 7 2022 Email - Manhood First Monday #15 (Nov 2022)
Monthly Information for CMCS Men  A quick read each month focused on God, Faith and Family 2022 CMCSMen Fall Appeal - Now Until Advent. Clikc link to download PDF letter Once again, as you consider your ability to give, please take into consideration:   We have never had financial reserves: CMCS Apostolate / CMCSMen.net is entirely user-supported, trusting day by day in God's providence and depending totally on the generosity of the people we serve. We do n

Nov 4 2022 Email - Shop For The CMCS Mission (Nov 2022)
A message from Catholic Men Chicago Southlnad Apostolate Shop CMCSMen for Christmas! These products or services listed below are a few of the businesses who support CMCS events or online ministry, so we ask that you support them with your patronage. As well, please pray for them and for all of the individuals and businesses who support financially CMCS (or Frank peronally). Thank you! Choose Notre Dame Federal Credit Union for your financial needs and help r

Nov. 03 2022 - Blog - THE SEVENTH COMMANDMENT: You shall not steal. (Nov 2022)
The Ten Commandments CMCSMen - A Blog for Chicago Catholic Men Forwarded to you by a friend? Join here. 2022 CMCSMen Fall Appeal - Now Until Advent. Clikc link to download PDF letter Click here to support the CMCS 2022 Fall Appeal Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland Note:   This is a blog series on The Ten Commandments, (unless Bishop Perry has something to say in-between) and excerpts from the Catholic Cate

Oct 25 2022 Email - Living the Goodness of a Catholic Man (Oct 2022)
The 2022 CMCS Fund Appeal A note from the CMCS director Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland   Catholic Men Chicago Southland (CMCS) is engaged in fostering holy and courageous men and proclaiming the importance of husbands and fathers to children and the family. This work will only continue with your financial support.   Please donate now to continue and expand this important work. We ask not for ourselves but rather,

OCT 27 2022 - Blog - The Sixth Commandment: You shall not commit adultery. (Oct 2022)
The Ten Commandments CMCSMen - A Blog for Chicago Catholic Men Forwarded to you by a friend? Join here. 2022 CMCSMen Fall Appeal - Now Until Advent. Clikc link to download PDF letter Click here to support the CMCS 2022 Fall Appeal Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland You Shall Not Commit Adultery.  By Frank J Casella Read this email online Photo: 'Protection' - A man walks with a woman

Oct 26 2022 Email - The well-known “wives, submit to your husbands” line. (Oct 2022)
Catholic Men Chicago Southland Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ loved the Church Dear CMCS-Men and Readers,    From Tuesday's first reading from Ephesians 5:21-23, I found some manhood points you might find interesting.. . at the links below.    Short of the long, Paul is not advocating for wifely submission to men - he is advocating for mutual submission to God. Wives are to submit to their husbands because they are to be subject to God. God is th

OCT 19 2022 - Blog - The Fifth Commandment: You shall not kill (Oct 2022)
The Ten Commandments CMCSMen - A Blog for Chicago Catholic Men Forwarded to you by a friend? Join here. 2022 CMCSMen Fall Appeal - Now Until Advent. Clikc link to download PDF letter Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland You Shall Not Kill By Frank J Casella Read this email online   I will never forget your precepts;   through them you give me life.   Psalms 119:93 via USCCB

Oct 19 2022 Email - How Catholic men benefit from CMCS -- The CMCS Fall Appeal 2022 Copy (Oct 2022)
The 2022 CMCS Fund Appeal A Message from the CMCS Team Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland We can’t do it alone. Thanks to readers like you who generously donate to cover our expenses, we offer our free, faithfully Catholic resources for 'Living the Goodness of a Catholic Man'.    Please consider making a prayerful donation to keep Catholic Men Chicago Soutland events and resources debt free and online. 2022 CMCS

Oct 15 2022 Email - Liturgy Our Responsibility (Oct 2022)
What if I don't get anything out of Mass? A Message From The CMCS Director Liturgy Our Responsibility Dear CMCS-Men and Readers,    Below is a video sent to me by Deacon John Rangel, CMCS Director of Mission, it is by Chicago Deacon Richard Hudzik, and it speaks to the CMCS present focus on Catholic men living the funamentals of their Faith.   Frank J Casella, CMCS DIrector cmcsmen.net Become "small." Open up and receive. Desiderio Desideravi

OCT 13 2022 - Blog - Honor Your Father And Your Mother (Oct 2022)
The Ten Commandments CMCSMen - A Blog for Chicago Catholic Men Forwarded to you by a friend? Join here. 2022 CMCSMen Fall Appeal - Now Until Advent. Clikc link to download PDF letter Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland  Honor Your Father And Your Mother By Frank J Casella Read this email online A Father and Son out for a walk, sharing bullet points about life.   Photo: 'Father and Son

Oct 10 2022 Email - Depending On God -- The CMCS Fall Appeal 2022 (Oct 2022)
The 2022 CMCS Fund Appeal A note from the CMCS director Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland Depending On God -- The CMCS Fall Appeal Donate 2022 CMCSMen Fall Appeal Letter (Click link to download PDF letter) Virtues of a Catholic Man By Bishop Joseph N. Perry, Auxiliary Bishop of Chicago • A Catholic man has some sense of what or whom he would die for if necessary. • A Catholic man passes his faith to hi

Oct 04 2022 Email - 2022 CMCSMen Fall Appeal - Now Until Advent #1 (Oct 2022)
It's Time For The 2022 CMCS Fund Appeal A note from the CMCS director Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland Dear CMCS Men and Friend's,   It's said your e-mail address is the new street address. Said another way, we only have street addresses for donors, and we want to get everyone who engages with CMCS to downloand read this PDF letter for the 2022 CMCS Fall appeal.  It explaines in detail the appeal, and the CMCS vision fo

Oce 06 2022 - Blog - Remember To Keep Holy The Sabbath Day (Oct 2022)
CMCSMen - A Blog for Chicago Catholic Men Forwarded to you by a friend? Join here. 2022 CMCSMen Fall Appeal - Now Until Advent (Nov. 27th). Clikc link to download PDF letter Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland Remember To Keep Holy The Sabbath Day By Frank J Casella Read this email online Photo: 'Picture of Faith' Copyright 2014 Frank J Casella Note: This is a blog series on The Ten Commandments

Oct 03 2022 Email - Manhood First Monday #14 (Oct 2022)
Monthly Information for CMCS Men  A quick read each month focused on God, Faith and Family 2022 CMCSMen Fall Appeal - Now Until Advent (Nov. 27th). Clikc link to download PDF letter MANHOOD FIRST MONDAY From the Desk of Frank J Casella ISSUE #14 Inspiration from CMCS online for: Rock solid Catholic men, Pro-Life soldiers, & gritty Rosary warriors.  Read This On The Web 1) We Are Proud To Participate In Eleva

Oct 02 2022 Email - Men, this is what you’re made for! (Oct 2022)
A message from the CMCS Director Men, this is what you’re made for!  Dear CMCS Men and Readers,    This video sent to me by Deacon John Rangel, CMCS director of mission, I find on point and very powerful. There are many resources we share on social media and the resource blog, and this is one that I want to send directly for your review. May it bless you as it has with me.   Frank J Casella cmcmsmen.net Men, this is what you’re made for! | Chri

Sept 29 2022 - Blog - You shall not take the name of the Lord your God in vain (Sep 2022)
CMCSMen - A Blog for Chicago Catholic Men Forwarded to you by a friend? Join here. Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland You Shall Not Take The Name of the Lord Your God In Vain By Frank J Casella Read this email online Photo:Copyright Frank J Casella All Rights Reserved. Note: This is a blog series on The Ten Commandments, (unless Bishop Perry has something to say in-between) and excerpts from the Catholic Cat

Sep 27 2022 Email - Blue Mass Announcement (Sep 2022)
Michaelmas, a very special “blue Mass”  a message from the CMCS Director Michaelmas Since there are a good number of police officers and First Responders who subscribe to CMCS, I want to let you know about the Michaelmas, a very special “blue Mass” for police officers and first responders. All CPD, CFD, ISP, and any other First Responders are invited to attend. Thursday, September 29th at 7:30 p.m. on the feast of St. Michael the Archangel at St. John Cantius Churc

Sept 22 2022 - Blog - I Am The Lord Your God, You Shall Not Have Other Gods Before Me (Sep 2022)
CMCSMen - A Blog for Chicago Catholic Men Forwarded to you by a friend? Join here. Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland I Am The Lord Your God, You Shall Not Have Other Gods Before Me By Frank J Casella Read this email online Photo: 'When Men Put God First, All Else Falls Into Their Proper Place' - Copyright Frank J Casella All Rights Reserved. Note: The next ten blog posts will be a series on The Ten Commandm

Sept 15, 2022 - Blog - Taking Life Seriously (Sep 2022)
CMCSMen - A Blog for Chicago Catholic Men Forwarded to you by a friend? Join here. Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland Taking Life Seriously  By Bishop Joseph N Perry Read this email online We hear a lot these days about “intentional discipleship” from preachers, motivational speakers and writers about what it takes to be real Christians in these times. These message bearers warn us about the increasing seculari

Sept 14 2022 Email - Elevate! (Sep 2022)
A message from Catholic Men Chicago Southlnad Apostolate Please Patronize Our Partners These products or services listed below donate to CMCS or Bishop Perry's events, or provide special pricing, so we ask that you support them with your patronage. As well, please say a prayer for the individuals and businesses who also prayerfully support financially CMCS (or Frank peronally) but would rather not be recognized. Thank you! Elevate is a stewardship program that a

Sept 8 2022 - The Full Benefits Of The Eucharist (Sep 2022)
CMCSMen - A Blog for Chicago Catholic Men Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland The Full Benefits Of The Eucharist By Frank J Casella Read this email online Photo: 'Raise Boy's Right' - Copyright 2013 Frank J Casella The Catholic Catechism says at paragraph 1193 ”Sunday, the “Lord’s Day,” is the principal day for the celebration of the Eucharist because it is the day of the Resurrection. It is the pre-eminent d

Sept 7 2022 Email - Please Patronize Our Partners (Sep 2022)
A message from Catholic Men Chicago Southlnad Apostolate Please Patronize Our Partners Who Support You And This Mission Choose Notre Dame FCU For Your Financial Needs To Help Raise Money For Catholic Men Chicago Southland!   We are proud to participate in Elevate from Notre Dame Federal Credit Union. Elevate is a stewardship program that allows individuals who utilize Notre Dame FCU as their financial institution to give back to CMCS.     Elevate $150:

Sep 05 2022 Email - Manhood First Monday #13 (Sep 2022)
Monthly Information for CMCS Men  A quick read each month focused on God, Faith and Family MANHOOD FIRST MONDAY From the Desk of Frank J Casella ISSUE #13 Inspiration from CMCS online for: Rock solid Catholic men, Pro-Life soldiers, & gritty Rosary warriors.  Read This On The Web 1) The Response Of Love That Man Is Called To Give To His God 2) Living Your Life as a Prayer 3) Want To Simplify Your Life? Love More

Sept 1 2022 Email - Labor and Legacy (Sep 2022)
CMCSMen - A Blog for Chicago Catholic Men Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland The Labor and Legacy of a Catholic Man Read this email online Photo: When Men put God first, all else falls into their proper place. Black and White Photography by Frank J Casella All Rights Reserved. The labor and legacy of a Catholic man is celebrated in both his family and his community, and can even impact the world at large. He touch

Aug 31 2022 Email - We are proud to participate in Elevate! (Sep 2022)
A message from the CMCS Director Just a note of opportunity  ....  Choose Notre Dame FCU For Your Financial Needs To Help Raise Money For Catholic Men Chicago Southland!   We are proud to participate in Elevate from Notre Dame Federal Credit Union. Elevate is a stewardship program that allows individuals who utilize Notre Dame FCU as their financial institution to give back to CMCS.     Elevate $150: $150 donation* for CMCS when you schedule a

Aug 25 2022 - Blog - The Power Of Unconditional Love (Aug 2022)
CMCSMen - A Blog for Chicago Catholic Men Hey everyone,   We've hit our goal for CMCSMen Online, and now we're working to raise money for a Spanish (and hopefully Polish) Men's Forum. If you're able to match or exceed what's been given so far, we would really appreciate it!   Donate here   Thanks in advance, Frank J. Casella Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland The Power Of Unconditional Love By Frank J Casella

Aug 23 2022 Email - appeal - We need your help to solve a problem. (Aug 2022)
Thank you to everyone who sent your prayers or a gift for our special appeal, you've met our goal for CMCSMen Online. Now we are working to fund a Spanish (and hopefully Polish) Men's Forum if you can send a gift to match what has been given already, we have $100.00 to go. This is not a lot of money, but it is when we don't have it to work with. Thank you again, and may God return to you double what you share with us!   -- Frank J Casella “We are proud to offer a few hours of

Aug 18 2022 - Blog - Want To Simplify Your Life? Love More! (Aug 2022)
CMCSMen - A Blog for Chicago Catholic Men Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland Want To Simplify Your Life? Love More! By Frank J Casella Read this email online Photo: 'Quality Time' - Two people take some quality time in the park on a sunny afternoon From the 2013 CMCS archive ...    The other day while on social media I noticed this post from a single woman that I follow who is a wonderful pract

Aug 16 2022 Email - appeal - Sharing the Gospel message is not an option (Aug 2022)
Note: Thank you to everyone who sent your prayers or a gift for our special appeal, you've met our goal for CMCSMen Online. Now we are working to fund a Spanish (and hopefully Polish) Men's Forum if you can send a small gift to match what has been given already, we have $200.00 to go. Thank you again, and may God return to you double what you share with us!  -- Frank J Casella “We are proud to offer a few hours of respite, prayer and solid input to men across the Archdiocese on

Aug 11 2022 - blog - Living Your Life as a Prayer (Aug 2022)
CMCSMen - A Blog for Chicago Catholic Men Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland Living Your Life as a Prayer Read this email online Photo: Daddy's Little Girl - A father carries his little girl through the courtyard by the Tribune building in downtown Chicago, Illinois By Frank J Casella From the 2009 CMCS archive ...    * Jesus prayed to His father often. He is God. He asks us to do the same.   *

Aug 4 2022 - CMCSMen Blog: The Response Of Love That Man Is Called To Give To His God (Aug 2022)
CMCSMen - A Blog for Chicago Catholic Men Note: Thank you to every one who sent your prayers or a gift for our special appeal, you've met our goal for CMCSMen Online. Now we are working to fund a Spanish and Polish Men's Forum if you can send a small gift, it will take a few hundred dollars. Thank you again, and may God return to you double what you share with us!  -- Frank J Casella  Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland

Aug 1, 2022 Email - Manhood First Monday # 12 (Aug 2022)
Monthly Information for CMCS Men  A quick read each month focused on God, Faith and Family MANHOOD FIRST MONDAY From the Desk of Frank J Casella ISSUE #12 Inspiration from CMCS online for: Rock solid Catholic men, Pro-Life soldiers, & gritty Rosary warriors.  Read This On The Web 1) It’s time to evolve CMCSMen online 2) A Catholic Man Passes On His Faith 3) The Holy Spirit Transforms Our Heart And Thoughts 4) O

Jul 30 2022 Email - Men need to talk - Appeal (Aug 2022)
Impact Men And Chicagoland July 30, 2022 Fellow CMCS Men,   Over the eightteen years that I have been writing this message, I can't recall bringing up my "feelings."   Because I am a man. My primary emotion is nothing. I just go about my day, doing stuff. Guys, you understand.   It's hard not to get emotional with the men I engage with all the time who are  struggling and inspired by what CMCS does for them.    It is very clear to me how men need

July 28, 2022 - Blog: It’s time to evolve CMCSMen online (Jul 2022)
The CMCSMen Blog CMCSMen - A Blog for Chicago Catholic Men Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland It’s Time To Evolve CMCSMen Online Read this email online By Frank J Casella You may recall how I recently let you know that CMCSMen is on the move.  So I would like to update you on how CMCSMen will evolve going forward:   New E-mail Sending Schedule   In recent weeks, as you may know, we’ve been co

Jul 25 2022 Email - Special Appeal from the CMCS Director (Jul 2022)
A note from the CMCS director Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland Friends, This short note is an URGENT appeal for your immediate financial help.   Catholic Men Chicago Southland exists to encourage and support Chicagoland Catholic men to grow in holiness... and to help them (in the distorted times we live in) to be the Man that God calls them to be.    The recent tremendous growth of our mailing list, and the unexpected n

July 24, 2022 -Nuggets In Nature: How We Pray As Catholic Men (Jul 2022)
The Link To Generations Of Life And Faith A Manhood Moment from Frank J Casella. Click above for the latest Manhood Nuggets:How We Pray As Catholic Men - The Link To Generations Of Life And Faith For the latest video updates, visit our channel on Brighteon   -------- Reply to this email or contact us at https://cmcsmen.tiny.us/contact Email us for a quicker response at cmcsmen@email.com   CMCSMen videos would not be possible without you, as always we

July 21, 2022 - A Catholic Man Passes His Faith (Jul 2022)
The Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist CMCSMen - A Blog for Chicago Catholic Men Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland A Catholic Man Passes On His Faith The Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist By Frank J Casella Read this email online Love and Devotion - Holy Adoration Chapel with Mary and the Rosary in the foreground - Copyright 2010 Frank J Casella If you have followed CMCS for a while,

July 18, 2022 Email - Who We're Meant To Be (Jul 2022)
A fund appeal for growth and changes Stewarship Update Dear CMCS Donors and Readers, It can be difficult to know what God wants us to do with our lives, but it's worth trying to find out. God wants us to be happy and fulfilled, and it's easy to find out what will make us happy if we ask Him. We just need to be open to His direction and listen carefully. If we follow His will, we'll be able to find our purpose and know how to make the most of the opportunities life throws

July 17, 2022 - Manhood Nuggets: There Is Need Of Only One Thing (Jul 2022)
A Manhood Moment from Frank J Casella A Manhood Moment from Frank J Casella. Click above for the latest Manhood Nuggets: There Is Need Of Only One Thing    We know about Jesus, but do we know Jesus?  Silence in the presence of God is not a waste of our time. In fact, it is the most profitable time we can spend in life. As men, we beat ourselves up when we try to do things on our own without Jesus. Because Jesus always has a better plan, He will show you

July 14, 2022 - The Holy Spirit Transforms Our Heart And Thoughts (Jul 2022)
A Blog for Catholic Men of Chicagoland CMCSMen - A Blog for Chicago Catholic Men Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland The Holy Spirit Transforms Our Heart And Thoughts By Frank J Casella View Online | Blog | Donate Photo: Taking it all in stride - Copyright 2018 Frank J Casella 11 Among human beings, who knows what pertains to a person except the spirit of the person that is within? Similarly, no one kno

July 12, 2022 Email - Please Support CMCS (Jul 2022)
Special appeal for website transition Stewarship Update Dear Donors and Readers, As the speed of internet connection increases, the business model and features of our website host is doing so as well.  It's time to move with it, and make a change as well.  And we have an event planned in the coming weeks too.    Please consider making a donation to help this special appeal for Catholic Men Chicago Southland today. Even $10.00 (am month) will go far, a

July 10, 2022 - Nuggets In Nature: The Price and the Cost of Mercy (Jul 2022)
A Manhood Moment from Frank J Casella A Manhood Moment from Frank J Casella. Click above for the latest Manhood Nuggets: The Price and the Cost of Mercy For more video updates, visit us on Brighteon   One way to express love for one's neighbor is to perform the "works of mercy," which get their name from the fact that they are not duties in justice. There are fourteen such works, seven spiritual and seven corporal.   The spiritual are: To convert the

July 7, 2022 - Blog - Our Families - Bishop Perry (Jul 2022)
A blog for Chicago Catholic men CMCSMen - A Blog for Chicago Catholic Men Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland Note: This post is one of the mose read from the archive. Thought we'd share it again with the number of new subscribers since the Men's Fourn last April - Frank J Casella Our Families By Bishop Joseph N Perry Read this message on our Tumblr blog Each day gives us a moment to contemplate our fa

Jul 06 2022 Email - Appeal: Why Get On The Bus? (Jul 2022)
Weekly Stewardship Update Stewarship Update Dear Donors and CMCS-Men, Thank you to the men who made a donation last week to meet the close of our fiscal year, and help to improve how we communicate with you online ... we're almost to the goal.   These words below, found in the CMCS archive, I wrote in 2011, yet most of them are still relevant today. Please read them.    Frank J Casella CMCS Co-founder & Director   Why Get On The Bus?  

July 2022 Email - Manhood First Monday #11 (Jul 2022)
Monthly inspiration for CMCS Men  A quick read each month focused on God, Faith and Family MANHOOD FIRST MONDAY From the Desk of Frank J Casella ISSUE # 11 Inspiration from CMCS online for: Rock solid Catholic men, Pro-Life soldiers, & gritty Rosary warriors.  Read This On The Web 1) God designed men to be natural leaders. 2) How Catholic men can make a direct impact on our present generation. 3) National Euchar

Nuggets In Nature: Men On Mission (Jul 2022)
A Manhood Moment from Frank J Casella A Manhood Moment from Frank J Casella. Click above for the latest Manhood Nuggets: Men On Mission Jesus tells the Apostles that the harvest is great but the laborers few. For more video updates, visit our channel.   CMCSMen videos would not be possible without you, as always we remain passionately dedicated to our mission of fostering local Catholic men in Chicagoland to grow in personal holiness, to make Jesus Christ t

June 30, 2022 - CMCSMen Blog is on the move (Jun 2022)
The CMCSMen Blog is on the move CMCSMen - A Blog for Chicago Catholic Men Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland Something Wonderful Is About To Happen!  The CMCSMen Blog is on the move! Read this email online Mainly, we’re moving away from the blog and more towards one email system to bring you better CMCS emails.    Since you are reading this, there is nothing more you need to do, we'll do a

Jun 28, 2022 Email - Please Support CMCS By June 30 (Jun 2022)
We Function Debt Free, or We Don't Do It Stewarship Update Dear Donors and Readers, Please consider making a donation to help Catholic Men Chicago Southland before the end of our fiscal year, especailly if you have never financially supported us before.   "Your inspiration has helped me more than you know." ... These are the words we keep hearing from many of you who've benfited from the CMCS mission.   Now we have an unexpected need above our budget to tranis

Manhood Nuggets: Catholic Men and Discipleship (Jun 2022)
A Manhood Moment from Frank J Casella A Manhood Moment from Frank J Casella. Click above for the latest Manhood  Nuggets: Catholic Men and Discipleship Catholic Men and Discipleship   Not looking back while plowing our Christian furrow. "As they were proceeding on their journey someone said to him, “I will follow you wherever you go.” Jesus answered him, "Foxes have dens and birds of the sky have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to rest his head

June 23, 2022 Blog: “This is my body … this is my blood of the new Covenant” (Jun 2022)
National Eucharistic Revival Program CMCSMen - A Blog for Chicago Catholic Men Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland “This is my body … this is my blood of the new Covenant”   National Eucharistic Revival Program Read this on the CMCSMen Blog The gospel passage of St. Luke, chapter 22,1 takes us back to an intimate moment between Jesus and his disciples gathered for the Jewish Passover, that same night o

Jun 22, 2022 Email - We Function Debt Free, or Don't Do It (Jun 2022)
Stewardship Update View this email in your browser Catholic Men Chicago Southland. Please reconfirm your interest in receiving emails from us. If you do not wish to receive any more emails, you can unsubscribe here. Stewarship Update Dear Donors and Readers, We can't do it alone. Thanks to readers like you who generously donate to cover our expenses, we offer our free, faithfully Catholic spiritual encouragement to men across the Archdiocese of Chicago.   Plea

Manhood Nuggets: The Fruit of Christ's Redemption / Fatherhood (Jun 2022)
A Manhood Moment from Frank J Casella A Manhood Moment from Frank J Casella. Fatherhood   A Dad's job is to balance out what Mom says, because there is something about the voice of Dad that determines in our children the image they see of themselves as a person and member of society. In other words, Moms do the nurturing, but it is Dad who provides respect and stability in our families through, not long conversations but, little snippets of (Godly) wisdom.   Happy

Saturday Before Father's Day (Jun 2022)
What it means to be a Dad Daily inspiration before Father's Day Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland Note:  With Father’s Day this weekend, I know you’ll enjoy this fresh look at the important role that dad's play in family life!  I'm taking this week to send you encouragement about what it means to be a Dad.  A Catholic Dad.  Your Kid's Dad.  ... and a father figure to the youth in

Friday of the Week Before Father's Day (Jun 2022)
What it means to be a Dad Daily inspiration before Father's Day Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland Note:  With Father’s Day this weekend, I know you’ll enjoy this fresh look at the important role that dad's play in family life!  We're taking this week to send you encouragement about what it means to be a Dad.  A Catholic Dad.  Your Kid's Dad.  ... and a father figure to the youth in ou

Thursday of the Week Before Father's Day (Jun 2022)
What it means to be a Dad Daily inspiration before Father's Day Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland Note: With Father’s Day this weekend, I know you’ll enjoy this fresh look at the important role that dad's play in family life!  I'm taking this week to send you encouragement about what it means to be a Dad.  A Catholic Dad.  Your Kid's Dad.  ... and a father figure to the youth in our s

Jun 14 2022 Email - Fathers day for Wednesday (Jun 2022)
Daily inspiration before Father's Day ... Dear CMCS Men and Readers, with Father’s Day this weekend, we know you’ll enjoy this fresh look at the important role that dad's play in family life! We're taking this week to send you encouragement about what it means to be a Dad. A Catholic Dad. Your Kid's Dad. ... and a father figure to the youth in our society, even for those of you who do not have a son or daughter in the flesh, to the children who do not have a father present in their lives. So t

Tuesday of Fatherhood Week (Jun 2022)
What it means to be a Dad Daily inspiration before Father's Day Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland Note:  With Father’s Day this weekend, I know you’ll enjoy this fresh look at the important role that dad's play in family life!  We're taking this week to send you encouragement about what it means to be a Dad.  A Catholic Dad. Your Kid's Dad. ... and a father figure to the youth in our society, even fo

Monday of Fatherhood Week (Jun 2022)
What it means to be a Dad Daily inspiration before Father's Day Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland Dear CMCS Men and Readers,   With Father’s Day this weekend, I know you’ll enjoy this fresh look at the important role that dad's play in family life!   I'm taking this week to send you encouragement about what it means to be a Dad.   A Catholic Dad. Your Kid's Dad.   ... and a father figure to the youth in our so

Manhood Nuggets In Nature: Baptized In The Name Of The Holy Trinity (Jun 2022)
A Manhood Moment from Frank J Casella A Manhood Moment from Frank J Casella. Click above for the latest Manhood Nuggets: Baptized In The Name Of The Holy Trinity As Catholic men we are called to lead, and the best way is in agreement with God's word through the Holy Spirit.   "I have yet many things to say to you, but you cannot bear them now. When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth; for he will not speak on his own authority,

June 2022 Email - Manhood First Monday #10 (Jun 2022)
Monthly inspiration for CMCS Men  A quick read each month focused on God, Faith and Family MANHOOD FIRST MONDAY From the Desk of Frank J Casella ISSUE # 10 Inspiration from CMCS online for: Rock solid Catholic men, Pro-Life soldiers, & gritty Rosary warriors.  Read This On The Web 1) Radio Interview with Bishop Joseph Perry about CMCS. 2) Why it's important to engage with other Catholic men. 3) We aim to help yo

Jun 5, 2022 - Nuggets In Nature: Infused By The Holy Spirit (Jun 2022)
A Manhood Moment from Frank J Casella A Manhood Moment from Frank J Casella. Click above to view Manhood Nuggets: Infused By The Holy Spirit   What is your gift as a Catholic Man that brings joy to others?  Infused By The Holy Spirit   Come, Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful and kindle in them the fire of your love.   What is your gift as a Catholic Man that brings joy to others?      On this day we again place our

5-29-2022 - Nuggets In Nature - Listen To One Another (May 2022)
A Manhood Moment from Frank J Casella A Manhood Moment from Frank J Casella. Click above for the latest Manhood Nuggets: Listen To One Another Listening to one another keeps us from being 'blind'. Watch (and listen) to this manhood nuggets video to learn more!   Here are some words of Pope Francis:    https://www.comunicazione.va/en/giornata-mondiale-comunicazioni-sociali/gmcs-2022/messaggio-papa-francesco-2022.html   " “Communication does

May 27 2022 Email - Memorial Day Field Masses (May 2022)
MEMORIAL DAY Join the annual Memorial Day Field Masses on Monday, May 30, 2022 at 10:30 am. Please see button for locations and details. Field Masses Prayer for Memorial Day God of power and mercy, you destroy war and put down earthly pride. Banish violence from our midst and wipe away our tears, that we may all deserve to be called your sons       and daughters. Keep in your mercy those men and women who have died in the ca

5-22-2022 - Nuggets In Nature - Go Through The Struggle (May 2022)
A Manhood Moment from Frank J Casella A Manhood Moment from Frank J Casella. Click above for the latest Manhood Nuggets: Go Through The Struggle Go Through The Struggle Jesus promises to send the Holy Spirit. Third person of the Holy Trinity.   There are moments of crisis in all our lives, moments when a vital decision has to be made.   We should call on the Holy Spirit to help us daily, but we should call for his assistance especially when we have a se

May 18 2022 Email - Life Is Calling - Charity Mobile (May 2022)
Take it with you. Life Is Calling. Take It With You. Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland   Help build a Culture of Life in America with every call! 5% of your monthly plan price goes to CMCS.  For more information, please call Charity Mobile toll-free at 1-877-474-3662, chat with them using their Live Chat, or e-mail them at support@charitymobile.com. They love to do business with like-minded people!    Plea

5-15-2022 - Nuggets In Nature - God Is Love (May 2022)
A Manhood Moment from Frank J Casella A Manhood Moment from Frank J Casella. Click above for the latest Manhood Nuggets: God Is Love  God Is Love  "I give you a new commandment, says the Lord: love one another as I have loved you."  ~ John 13:34   To require change from others it is best that first we must change ourselves. Prayer and example often times can do more than words (that have failed).  Write a journal (links below) -- daily w

5-08-2022 - Nuggets In Nature - Obedience and Mission (May 2022)
A Manhood Moment from Frank J Casella A Manhood Moment from Frank J Casella. Click above for the latest Manhood Nuggets: Obedience and Mission Obedience and Mission -    How being obedient to God identifies our mission.   We all have a hole in our hearts for God, but we have to choose to fill that hole with His love.   Personally, many doors closed on me to show God's will for me to be all-in for CMCS, through much soul searching and discernment

May 02 2022 Email - Manhood First Monday #9 (May 2022)
A quick read each month focused on God, Faith and Family  A quick read each month focused on God, Faith and Family MANHOOD FIRST MONDAY From the Desk of Frank J Casella ISSUE #9 Tips and tools I stumble across mainly for:   Rock solid Catholic men,  Pro-Life soldiers, and gritty Rosary warriors.    Read This On The Web "This is the choice before us: either try to revolutionize the world and break under it or

5-01-2022 - Nuggets In Nature - The Blessed Virgin Mary. (May 2022)
A Manhood Moment from Frank J Casella A Manhood Moment from Frank J Casella. Click image for the latest Manhood Nuggets: The Blessed Virgin Mary.. The month of May is dedicated to The Blessed Virgin Mary.   We could not have Jesus without Mary, her womb is known as the First Tabernakle. St. Joseph was a man who understood the "why" of Mary, the Mother of Jesus, and her 'Yes" to God to be that her womb is known as the first tabernacle of Jesus.   The honor w

4-24-2022 - Nuggets In Nature - Faith, Not Sight, Matters (Apr 2022)
A Manhood Moment from Frank J Casella A Manhood Moment from Frank J Casella. Click image for the latest Manhood Nuggets: Faith, Not Sight, Matters. Faith, Not Sight, Matters.   "You believe in me, Thomas, because you have seen me, says the Lord; blessed are they who have not seen me, but till believe!" ~ Jn 20:29   Let us turn ever more frequently to our Merciful Savior and make a simple act of trust: “Jesus, I trust in You.”    He loves you so ver

4-16-2022 - Nuggets In Nature - Easter Son Rise (Apr 2022)
The Light of Christ rising in Glory A Manhood Moment from Frank J Casella. Click image to view the Manhood Nuggets in Nature Easter Greeting Easter Son Rise   After sunset the church celbrates the great vigil of Easter. That points towards the new life in Christ. A light for our world and for our lives which will never be extinguished.    The entire celebration of the Easter Vigil must take place during the night, so that it begins after nightfa

Apr 12 2022 Email -- Men's Forum Call To Action (Apr 2022)
Bishop Perry's Chicago Catholic Men's Forum "Authentic Christianity Lived" will take place in about two weeks on April 23, 2022. To register and for more details, please visit: http://cmcsmen.net/registration “We are proud to offer a few hours of respite, prayer and solid input to men across the Archdiocese on how they can live faithfully the implications of their baptism and discipleship in Christ for these times.” ~ Most Reverend Joseph Perry of Chicago This is the Men’s Conference for me

4-10-2022 - Nuggets In Nature - Hearts On Fire (Apr 2022)
A Manhood Minute from Frank J Casella. View the latest Manhood Nuggets in Nature video - Hearts On Fire. --  Hearts On Fire  -- What do you need to clear from your heart to make room for God?   God has formed a people, chosen, loved, and forgiven them, we are to follow Jesus to transform the world to foster justice, caring, and peace in our world.   Yet, we can't do this until what we know in our heads is alive in our hearts.   Until our hearts are

April 04 2022 Email - Manhood First Monday #8 (Apr 2022)
A quick read each month focused on God, Faith and Family  A quick read each month focused on God, Faith and Family MANHOOD FIRST MONDAY From the Desk of Frank J Casella ISSUE #8 Tips and tools I stumble across mainly for:   Rock solid Catholic men,  Pro-Life soldiers, and gritty Rosary warriors.    Read This On The Web “My confidence is placed in God who does not need our help for accomplishing his designs. O

4-3-2022 - Nuggets In Nature - Conscience and Compassion (Apr 2022)
A Manhood Minute from Frank J Casella. View the latest Manhood Nuggets in Nature video - Conscience and Compassion. - Conscience and Compassion -   We should not judge others unless we have no sin on our consciences.    Leave judgement to God.    Let God in - Too many people are self sufficient, not open to God's help.   Jesus says, return to me with your whole heart; for I am gracious and merciful.   When we have compassion and forgive someo

3-27-2022 - Nuggets In Nature - Happiness (Mar 2022)
A Manhood Minute from Frank J Casella. View the latest Nuggets in Nature video - Happiness. God's will is that we depend on Him, and then we will be Happy.   PS. Click here to also read my notes below the video.    View This Webpage and Share Online. Watch Here   Sign up for Bishop Perry's Chicago Catholic Men's Forum today !  Forward this message to another man you think might benefit. Not signed up yet? Click here.

3-20-2022 - Nuggets In Nature - Don't Get In God's Way (Mar 2022)
A Manhood Minute from Frank J Casella. View the latest Nuggets in Nature video - Don't Get In God's Way. Jesus doesn't need us to do His work, rather Jesus needs us to meet Him in His work.    PS. Click here to also read my notes below the video.    View This Webpage and Share Online. Watch Here PS. Join us for Bishop Perry's Chicago Catholic Men's Forum on April 23, 2022!  Forward this message to another man you think might be

3-10-2022 - Nuggets In Nature - Sinfulness (Mar 2022)
A Manhood Minute From Frank J Casella. View the latest Nuggets in Nature video - Sinfulness. It it easy to live in sin, it is hard work to live in the integrity of Christ.    PS. Be sure to read my notes below the video.  View This Webpage and Share Online. Watch Here PS. Join us for Bishop Perry's Chicago Catholic Men's Forum on April 23, 2022!  Forward this message to another man you think might benefit. Not signed up yet? Cl

Mar 07 2022 Email - Manhood First Monday #7 (Mar 2022)
A quick read each month focused on God, Faith and Family  A quick read each month focused on God, Faith and Family MANHOOD FIRST MONDAY From the Desk of Frank J Casella ISSUE #7 Tips and tools I stumble across mainly for:   Rock solid Catholic men, Pro-Life soldiers, & gritty Rosary warriors.    Read This On The Web “He will either shield you from suffering or will give you unfailing strength to bear it.

3-6-2022 - Nuggets In Nature - Relationship With God (Mar 2022)
A Manhood Minute From Frank J Casella. View the latest Nuggets in Nature video - Relationship With God. Is it about God or is it about the Catholic Church? View This Webpage and Share Online. Watch Here PS. Join us for Bishop Perry's Chicago Catholic Men's Forum on April 23, 2022!  Forward this message to another man you think might benefit. Not signed up yet? Click here. Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chica

2--27-2022 - Nuggets In Nature - Shortcomings (Feb 2022)
A Manhood Minute From Frank J Casella. Click here or the image above to view the latest video - Shortcomings.  Be sure to read the notes below this video as well. View This Webpage and Share Online.   - Shortcomings -   We all have shortcomings.    Matthew Kelly, from Dnyamic Catholic, says many Saint's were born with shortcomings, and then learned to transform their shortcomings into Virtues.    We all carry within us the capacity for

2--20-2022 - Nuggets In Nature - Measure Up (Feb 2022)
A Manhood Minute From Frank J Casella. Click here or the image above to view the latest video - Measure Up.  Be sure to read the notes below this video as well. View This Webpage and Share Online. --  Measure Up  --   Jesus says in the book of Luke, "the measure with which you measure will in return be measured out to you."   What this means if to be yourself, be who you are and the man God made you to be.    When you look into the mirr

2-13-2022 - Nuggets In Nature - Healing (Feb 2022)
A note from the CMCS director Click here or the image above to view the latest video - Healing.  Be sure to read the notes below this video as well. View The Message and Share Online. Please forward this message to another man you think might benefit. Not signed up yet? Click here. Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland Aplostolate of Bishop Joseph N Perry Executive Director, Frank J Casella  c

Feb 07 2022 Email - Manhood First Monday #6 (Feb 2022)
A quick read each month focused on God, Faith and Family  A quick read each month focused on God, Faith and Family MANHOOD FIRST MONDAY From the Desk of Frank J Casella ISSUE #6 Tips and tools I stumble across mainly for:   Rock solid Catholic men, Pro-Life soldiers, & gritty Rosary warriors.    Read This On The Web "Prayer begins by talking to God, but it ends by listening to Him."   ~ Fulton Shee

2-06-2022 - Nuggets In Nature - Accountability (Feb 2022)
A note from the CMCS director Click here or the image above to view the latest video - Accountability. Be sure to read the notes below this video as well. View and Share Online. Please forward this message to another man you think might benefit. Not signed up yet? Click here. Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland Aplostolate of Bishop Joseph N Perry Executive Director, Frank J Casella  contact@cmcsm

1-30-2022 - Nuggets In Nature - Building Lasting Friendships (Jan 2022)
A note from the CMCS director Remember to Like, Subscribe, and Share - the more views our videos receive, when you login, the more we can upload even more videos. Brighteon is an alternative to YouTube. It does not ban Catholic's nor data mine like YouTube does.Thank you! Dear CMCS Men and Friend's,   With this weeks video, think about your best friend.  Do you recognize if they have been given to you as a blessing from the Lord?    Click here or the imag

1-23-2021- Nuggets In Nature - Pro Life Men (Jan 2022)
A note from the CMCS director Remember to Like, Subscribe, and Share - the more views our videos receive, when you login, the more we can upload even more videos. Brighteon is an alternative to YouTube. It does not ban Catholic's nor data mine like YouTube does.Thank you! Dear CMCS Men and Friend's,   With this weeks video, I share what brought me to solidify my commitment to being Pro Life. Please also read my notes below the video ..    Click here or the ima

January 21, 2022 - CMCS Online Ministry Copy (Jan 2022)
Stewardship Update from the CMCS Director Stewarship Update Dear Donors and Friend's of CMCS, We live in a war-torn world, that has a local effect, many local men engage with CMCS online for structure, formation, answers, etc. - because we show that Jesus Christ is the way, the truth, and the life. Crisis brings people to their knees for Jesus, and together we make an impact in a way that resonates with men, along with the help of Bishop Perry, and others.  Have

Jan 21 2022 Email - March For Life 2022 (Jan 2022)
CMCS Supports the March for Life A note from the CMCS director Vision: To Foster Catholic Men's Spirituality in Chicago Southland A family goes for a walk in park. Kind of reminds me of the Norman Rockwell artwork "Walking to Church" Copyright 2016 Frank J Casella “No country on earth, no political system can think of its own future otherwise than through the image of these new generations that will receive from their parents the manifold heritage of

1-16-22- Nuggets In Nature - Intercession (Jan 2022)
Nuggets In Nature A note from the CMCS director Dear CMCS Men and Friend's,   Jesus taught us how to pray with the Our Father. And the Holy Family illustrates prayer intercession.    Click here or the image below to view the latest video - Intercession - and be sure to read my blog entry below this video to learn more.   Subscribe to the CMCS video channel* for Nuggets In Nature, where I share with you nuggets of the Catholic faith, and manhood, while o

1-09-22- Nuggets In Nature - Balance (Jan 2022)
Weekly video series A note from the CMCS director Dear CMCS Men and Friend's,   Us men are known to have a healthy ego. But when we let it get too big, then we edge God out.    In fact, the acronym for EGO = Edge God Out   Men, do you know the voice of the Holy Spirit? If not, why is that?   Posted to the CMCS video channel* is the latest Nuggets In Nature, where I share with you nuggets of the Catholic faith, and manhood, while out in nature.  &

1-02-22- Nuggets In Nature - Messages (Jan 2022)
Weekly video series A note from the CMCS director Dear CMCS Men and Friend's,   Peace in your heart, joy in your life, and a sense of hope in the coming year ....   .... these are my wishes for you.   Happy New Year       Men, do you behave as you believe?   Posted to the CMCS video channel* is the latest Nuggets In Nature, where I share with you nuggets of the Catholic faith, and manhood, while out in nature.    Click here o

Free, online, and truthful -- because of YOU (Jan 2022)
Stewarship Update Remember us in your giving into the new year. Thanks to readers like you who generously donate to cover our expenses, we offer our free, truthfully Catholic encouragement and support to local men.   Please consider making a donation* to keep Catholic Men Chicago Southland Apostolate (CMCS) in your inbox and online. Dear Reader, Thirteen years ago next month, in January 2009, CMCS moved its apostolate online that started as a way to fill-in-the-gap

Jan 03 2022 Email - Manhood First Monday #5 (Jan 2022)
A quick read each month focused on God, Faith and Family  A quick read each month focused on God, Faith and Family MANHOOD FIRST MONDAY From the Desk of Frank J Casella ISSUE #5 Tips and tools I stumble across mainly for:   Rock solid Catholic men, Pro-Life soldiers, & gritty Rosary warriors.    Read This On The Web "The more you are lead by God's love, the more you become yourself and it is all done wit




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