Men’s Discipleship Group
That Man is You! honestly addresses the pressures and temptations that men face in our modern culture, especially those relating to their roles as husbands and fathers. The program harmonizes current social and medical science with the teachings of the Church and the wisdom of the saints to develop the vision of man fully alive. It is particularly indebted to the teachings of the Second Vatican Council and Pope John Paul II.
That Man is You! is an interactive, multimedia men’s program focused upon the development of authentic male leadership. Over the course of three years, That Man is You! successively considers men in their relationship to God, to their spouse and to their children.
That Man is You! is successful at attracting large numbers of men, including younger men still actively parenting, and then transforming their spiritual lives. Indeed, independent research from a Faith Advisor to The Gallup Poll reveals That Man is You! to be one of the most life transforming programs ever studied.
The Seven Covenants of That Man is You!
1. The Covenant on Sexual Purity
“I will live in sexual purity according to the sixth and ninth commandments and I will take whatever action is necessary to safeguard sexual purity for myself, my spouse and my children.”
2. The Covenant on Financial Responsibility
“I will become financially responsible for myself and my family by giving God the first fruits of my labor, saving a portion of my earnings and eliminating all credit card debt.”
3. The Covenant on Reclaiming the Sabbath
“I will reclaim Sunday as the Lord’s Day by attending Mass together with my family and making the gift of that day to my family so that we may experience the superabundant joy of God together.”
4. The Covenant on the Ascent of the Mind to God
“I will elevate my mind to God by spending at least fifteen minutes each day gently reading Scripture and allowing God to speak to me. I will validate my insights through my spouse and/or my spiritual guide as appropriate.”
5. The Covenant on Finding the Hidden Face of God
“I will stop what I am doing and praise God seven times each day for discovering his Hidden Face in those closest to me, especially in my wife and children.”
6. The Covenant on the Practice of the Presence of God
“I will Practice the Presence of God by receiving Christ in the Eucharist one time each week in addition to Sunday. If I am unable to receive Him in the Eucharist, I will at least stop to visit Him residing in the Tabernacle.”
7. The Covenant on the Mercy of God
“I will receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation once each month or immediately upon committing a serious sin. I will manifest the merciful Father by helping my family avoid the occasions of sin and performing one gratuitous act for each member of my family each week.”
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St. John Neumann Catholic Church
9633 East State Route 37
Sunbury, OH 43074