DAVE’S BIO


Dave DiNuzzo Sr. is a Catholic husband, father of 4, author, blogger, evangelist, and retreat master.  He founded TrueManhood Men’s Ministry in an attempt to spread the concept of authentic masculinity in the image of Jesus Christ – the TrueMan.  TrueManhood works to teach virtue, while fighting pornography, and a term that Dave coined – “cultural manliness.”

Dave is married to his best friend, Catherine (a Licensed Professional Counselor specializing in Distance Counseling from a 100% Catholic perspective.)  They have four beautiful children.  They enjoy family time, anything outdoors, eating great food, and spending quality time with friends.  Dave enjoys anything-and-everything related to hunting, weight lifting (CrossFit), off-roading, shooting his guns, sitting by a campfire he chopped, made, & started, building stuff, combing his beard, and being manly.  He also thoroughly enjoys being sacrificial for his wife, loving his children, being a gentleman, and running towards Jesus Christ in the Eucharist.

Dave is one of 12 co-author’s on a great book project titled “Man Up! Becoming the New Catholic Renaissance Man” available here on TrueManhood.

Currently, Dave serves as Theology Professor at St. John’s Catholic School in Beloit, KS and was previously the Director of Evangelization for his parish.  Dave is an alumnus of the Catholic lay missionary organization FOCUS (Fellowship of Catholic University Students) and the former Director of Catholic Campus Ministry at the United States Air Force Academy.  Dave also served as the Director of Programming for a nationally-known men’s apostolate, and as Director of Young Adult & Campus Ministry for the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Missouri.

Dave graduated with a Master’s degree in Pastoral Theology concentrating in Evangelization & Catechesis from the Augustine Institute in Denver, CO and graduated from Benedictine College with a BA major in Business Administration concentrating in Finance and a minor in Theology.  Dave gained a Certificate of Catechesis and Evangelization for the College Campus from FOCUS and a Religious Education Catechist Certificate from the Archdiocese for the Military Services.

Dave is a 3rd degree member of the Knights of Columbus, sits on several Board of Directors for non-profit organizations, and is a volunteer fire fighter for the local fire company.

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