“Ask her out” was what they said before the ToB Movement

By John B. Manos / November 5, 2013 /

I can remember the shock as I heard the answer to a question I put to Fr. John N. Felton, SJ. Fr. Felton, may God grant his soul to rest with a just repose, was a classics professor at Xavier University who used to say noon Mass at my old parish… In Latin, when he…

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Dark Night Arrives

By John B. Manos / November 4, 2013 /

Finally, today, I had a box in my mailbox — I was hoping, and it turned out to be the box for which I have been waiting. The Fall catalog of Roman Catholic Books advertised this saucy title from Dr. Alice von Hildebrand: It is precisely what it says:  a critique of the Theology of the…

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Same Sex Marriage: When Two Can Never Be One

By Frank J. Morriss, J.D. / June 29, 2013 /

The term oxymoron is derived for a Greek phrase meaning “pointedly foolish.” And that is exactly what the talk about same-sex “marriage” amounts to, for it contains within itself a contradiction as great, say, as the idea would be for motionless football or batless baseball [ed. note: or baseball card packs without bubble gum]. Were…

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Theology of the Body in One Paragraph (Unabridged version)

By John B. Manos / October 18, 2012 /

Can Theology of the Body be expressed in one paragraph? You bet! A surprising revelation about Theology of the Body and a concise but yet fuller explanation of how to maintain chastity.

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