The Banishment Of Religion From Public View: Dark Victory of the Enlightenment

By Frank J. Morriss, J.D. / May 19, 2019 /

Twenty Years Ago, the Forum warned of the trend to push God aside and deify man – and the social effects sound just like today. Notre Dame is burning indeed! Part III

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Humanism and the Sacred (by Msgr. Schuler, 1969)

By Cindy Paslawski / May 5, 2019 /

Msgr Schuler nailed it in 1969. The problems of sacred music today do not lie in repertory or congregational participation. The disputes over Latin and the vernacular, the choir, the use of [guitar] are not the essential points …The problem is one of Faith – man replacing God.

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How churches, hymns, and liars lie today – BFP 004

By John B. Manos / August 9, 2017 / Play in new window | DownloadIn this episode of the Bellarmine Forum podcast, John B. Manos discusses with you the two standards in today’s context: On one side, God is a Person (the Triune Person) – a living person who has thoughts, loves you, and became man. On the other side, God is a…

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Zuckerberg’s Facebook Church is Real … Don’t Misunderstand him

By John B. Manos / July 12, 2017 /

Recently, there was a bunch of hooey because Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said he thought Facebook groups could replace church for many people. I think he’s right. Unfortunately, I take the opposite stance that the Federalist took. They said Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t understand church. They explain that Facebook cannot replace church. See, Mark Zuckerberg Is Clueless About Church If He…

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2017: but “Post-truth” Began with Abortion, is Consequence of Hardon’s Neopaganism

By John B. Manos / January 8, 2017 /

Fantasyland is not just an insult anymore — it’s real. And people live there and force the rest of us there, too. When I was a kid, I remember getting burned by a childhood insult many times…. If I said, “I love carrots and peas”, then quickly someone else would say “oh yeah, then why don’t you marry…

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Calling Jesus a Liar: Anglican Style (which is twenty years behind AmChurch fashion trends)

By John B. Manos / June 8, 2015 /

It was over twenty years ago, at a daily Mass in Cincinnati (the head of the AmChurch hydra), when I first heard someone try to pray the “Our Mother” prayer. They also liked to say the Suscipe with the fantasy option, ending it with the “her Church.” [that was the older english form at the time, so naturally it…

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Father Hardon: Stop Communion in the Hand Now!

By John B. Manos / May 19, 2015 /

  I often forget that the things that were common knowledge in the 90s are forgotten or ignored today. It becomes apparent when discussing communion in the hand, as I did the other day in the neopaganism article, or as I have in other contexts over the past few years, that people generally believe now that…

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New Lies For Old: Fr. Hardon Explains Neopaganism as Our Dechristianized Reality

By John B. Manos / May 16, 2015 /

Get you coffee, tea, or favorite beverage, and plan to spend a while learning one of Father Hardon’s master points on the state of modern man and the anti-religion we face, even within the Church. A massive post, it has analysis of the new religion we face today and why so many are unhappy following it but cannot escape.

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So you want to Re-evangelize? Catch Abbot Nicholas on EWTN Live tonight

By John B. Manos / April 9, 2014 /

Tonight, on EWTN Live, abbot Nicholas of the Holy Resurrection Monastery in Wisconsin will be the guest. I had the pleasure of hearing him speak at my parish this past weekend. His topics were on Christian mysticism, re-evangelization, ethnic and church traditions, and similar topics. I was particularly interested in the re-evangelization topic as I…

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