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The Men’s Academy | Resources for Christian Manliness

The Men’s Academy an online training forum (non-profit 501c3) communicating core truths about Christian manliness so men can make solid progress in life, work, faith, and in all their relationships. We publish resources enabling men to fulfill their mission in family, Church, and society. Our media gives straight talk on many subjects of manly character and spirituality.





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Dr. Phil Chavez combines over 25 years of pastoral ministry and study behind his ground-breaking work in Christian Manliness.
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Every Man Must Confront the Cross

January 22nd, 2021|1 Comment

Dr. Phil Chavez of The Men’s Academy (themensacademy.org) gives compelling teachings to the men of the diocese of Austin, Texas about facing the Cross with respect to God, others, and self. As every baptized [...]

Men as Prophets

February 1st, 2020|0 Comments

Every man desires to possess insights, to hold the answers, and acquire teachings which bring him to the next level. A man wants to speak with authority. He aspires expertise in his field. A fellow [...]

Men as Priests

January 10th, 2020|0 Comments

Dr. Phil Chavez Every man knows deep in his heart that he has to make a sacrifice for something. Each recognizes he must be ready to lay it all down for his family, for his [...]

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January 2nd, 2021|0 Comments

  Brothers, my wishes for a formidable and transforming New Year!   The transition from 2020-2021 will prove one of the most important landmarks in the history of the United States. And by extension, worldwide. [...]

Forming for Success or Character

January 25th, 2020|0 Comments

A father of some young kids left a long message for me this morning. The message says it all. This article really is a (partial) transcription. Here it goes: Caller: “Dr. Chavez, I want to [...]

Mentorship or “Know it All”

December 28th, 2019|0 Comments

The day after Christmas I received an email from a married man with a young kids disgruntled about the dynamics within his extended family. The brothers, sisters, cousins, uncles, in-laws all gathered again this year [...]

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Ro Men


December 29th, 2020|0 Comments

Feast December 29 NO GREATER PATRIARCH lived than DAVID the shepherd-king.    God speaks of him as “a man after his own heart” (1Sam 13:14). David epitomizes fullest the biblical masculine standard of a Lion [...]

PIUS IX: “Hated and Slandered”

February 7th, 2020|1 Comment

After St. Peter, Apostle, Bl. PIUS IX (1792-1878) was the longest-reigning pope in the history of the Church: June 16, 1846 until his death & feast day Feb 7, 1878. A period of nearly 32 [...]


January 20th, 2020|0 Comments

With familial ties to the Rothchild’s, ALPHONSE RATISBONNE advanced through a well-placed line of Jewish bankers in Strasbourg, France.  After studying law in Paris, he worked for his uncle’s banking firm, and later became engaged [...]

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MEN 2021: YOUR SUMMONS: Current Events and Firm Directives 1 of 3

In this first of 3 recordings Dr. Phil Chavez reviews current vital challenges threatening societal freedom and justice. Every man has a summons to understand the realities of his country and must do his part to improve the political [...]

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Every Man Must Confront the Cross

Dr. Phil Chavez of The Men’s Academy (themensacademy.org) gives compelling teachings to the men of the diocese of Austin, Texas about facing the Cross with respect to God, others, and self. As every baptized person assumes the identity of [...]

By |January 22nd, 2021|Categories: Articles, ManTopics|1 Comment
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