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Real Men of Mary
Real Men Pray The Rosary (RMPTR) derives its mission from Pope John Paul II’s call for us to “promote the Rosary with conviction.” As part of that mission, RMPTR has encountered individuals and groups who pray the Rosary with conviction.and inspire many of us to love praying and especially praying the Rosary.
Beginning with the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God (January 1) 2011 and on Marian feast days thereafter, RMPTR will announce its selection of “Real Men of Mary” for that period. The recognition is intended to cast a light upon those individuals who are carrying the gospel message and the loving touch of Mary to others by promoting the Rosary with that conviction which our beloved and Venerable Pope John Paul II identified.
Feast of the Annunciation
— March 25, 2012
— “The Catholics Next Door”, “Rosary Army”
RMPTR is pleased to accept the nomination by Advisory Board member Patrick Madrid of Mr. Greg Willits as a “Real Man of Mary”:
Greg Willits and his wife Jennifer of the “The Catholic Channel’s” satellite radio program “The Catholics Next Door” are pioneers in the world of Catholic New Media and technological evangelization. Their show on the Sirius Satellite Radio network is a spin off from the ground breaking podcast known as Rosary Army. Their related website, rosaryarmy.com, has helped spread throughout the internet frontier a new way to view praying the Rosary and the Total Consecration to Jesus Through Mary, two important components of the mission of Real Men Pray The Rosary, Inc.
In fact, RMPTR learned how to make all twine knotted Rosaries from the rosaryarmy.com website. RMPTR has, in turn, conducted over 35 Rosary-tyings and taught hundreds of people the same method of making these durable prayer tools. In turn, RMPTr has sent hundreds of Rosaries throughout the world. Thus, rosaryarmy.com and the Willits have touched us to touch others.
As a man who has done so much to “promote the Rosary with conviction,” RMPTR is privileged to recognize Greg Willits as a “Real Man of Mary.”
– Catholics Lead The Way
Feast Of The Assumption of Mary
August 15, 2012
RMPTR is pleased to accept the nomination of Advisory Board Member Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers (www.auremcordis.com) of US Army Special Forces Master Sargeant Mike Cutone as a “Real Men of Mary.” MSG Cutone is the author of “The Leadership of Jesus” and a passionate rosary-praying man. He maintains an active website and actively promotes Catholic Christian ideals and prayer. http://www.catholicsleadtheway.com/
MSG Mike Cutone is leading the way for all of us – to pray and to especially pray the Rosary. Mike Cutone is a “Real Man of Mary.”
FEAST OF THE ANNUNCIATION- April 8, 2013
RMPTR is pleased to accept the nomination of Advisory Board Member, Doug Barry (www.radixguys.com , www.campgargano.com ) of Mr. Eric Genuis as our latest Real Men Of Mary. Eric is a classic pianist who has performed with symphony orchestras all over the world. He has devoted his life to spreading the word of the Lord through his amazing musical talent. www.ericgenuis.com The joy that his extraordinary musical skill evokes in us is only eclipsed by our marvel and inspiration at his personal joy and fulfillment in praying the Rosary – with other men or in a group. Eric is a gifted musician and composer but his best music is prayer, especially to Mary. Eric Genuis is a Real Man of Mary.