Episode 7

Published on:

15th Apr 2020

Ep. 7: Leaving Boyhood Behind with Jason Craig

What does it mean to be a man? How does a boy become a man? These questions are relevant to every man today.

In this episode, I'm joined by Jason Craig, a farmer, author, men's leader, and convert to Catholicism who writes frequently about the transition from boyhood to manhood. Jason is the author of "Leaving Boyhood Behind, " and he lives and works on his dairy farm in rural North Carolina with his wife and children.

In this episode we discuss:

  • Whether or not manhood is a biological reality
  • How becoming a man is a little like dying
  • Marks of successful transition to manhood
  • The importance of initiation rituals
  • What to do if you never had initiation rituals in your life
  • How to push your sons without wounding them
  • How to help your sons transition to manhood
  • And more...


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The Catholic Gentleman is a show for Catholic Men on the topics of living with virtue and holiness in the modern world. Featuring interviews and commentary, the show seeks to provide practical insights for men of all ages.
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