Office of Evangelization

Diocese of Cleveland


By: Paradisus Dei

Material Overview

That Man is You! is a program for men that helps to transform their faith journey and bring them to their full potential as husbands, fathers, and men of God.


About the Program 

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!


Men who attend That Man is You! consider the content to be the program’s greatest strength, rating it 9.4 on a 10-point scale.  Organized around a central theme for each program year and presented through the lens of 7 Steps that make it simple for men to follow, this engaging content is delivered in 24 – 26 sessions, divided between fall and spring semesters.


Year 1 Structure

That Man is You!

WEEK 1: The Issue is Leadership

WEEK 2: The Price of Failed Leadership

WEEK 3: The Four Leadership Roles of Men

WEEK 4: The Five Traits of Authentic Leaders

WEEK 5: Steadfast Leadership

WEEK 6: Attaining Clarity of Thought

WEEK 7: Developing Integrity of Action

WEEK 8: Laying A Foundation for the Future

WEEK 9: The Willingness To Pay the Price

WEEK 10: Authentic Leadership in the Home

WEEK 11: The Death of the West

WEEK 12: The Cry of a Child

WEEK 13: A New Day for Men


O B J E C TI V ES : Identify the four leadership roles of men.

Identify the five personal traits necessary to fulfill authentic male

leadership. Identify Satan’s enduring attack on authentic leadership.

Understand how Christ perfectly fulfilled the leadership roles of man

and offers every man the opportunity to do so.


Spring Session

Becoming a Man after God’s own Heart


WEEK 14: What Must I Do?

WEEK 15: That Man is You!

WEEK 16: The Heart of Man

WEEK 17: Becoming a Man after God’s own Heart

WEEK 18: A Heart Enslaved by the Flesh

WEEK 19: A Heart Bound by the World

WEEK 20: A Descent to the Isolation of Self

WEEK 21: The Ascent of the Mind to God

WEEK 22: The Practice of the Presence of God

WEEK 23: The Hidden Face of God

WEEK 24: The Triumph of Mercy

WEEK 25: Encountering the Good Master

WEEK 26: A Man after God’s own Heart


O B J E C TI V ES : Identify the three fundamental orientations of

each person and the means by which we encounter God according

to these orientations. Identify the three fundamental temptations in

the spiritual life and the means for overcoming them. Put into place a

spiritual plan of life.



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