St. George’s Witness To the Age of Fraud

By John B. Manos / April 23, 2017 /

Today is the feast of St. George. People always associate him with the slaying of the dragon, however, I think there is something more important about him often overlooked. He was a Greek living in Palestine who became a Roman soldier. He converted to Catholicism. In 303, Emperor Diocletian, after having the newly built church in Nicodemia destroyed,…

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St. Maximilian Kolbe: “No one in the world can change Truth!”

By John B. Manos / August 14, 2015 /

On the feast of St. Kolbe, it’s worth recalling this observation of his: “No one in the world can change Truth!” What we can do and should do is to seek truth and to serve it when we have found it. The real conflict is an inner conflict.   …there are two irreconcilable enemies in the…

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St. John Paul II and a Caution against the Age of Fraud

By John B. Manos / October 22, 2014 /

Fifty or a hundred years from now, the sociologists that write books to describe our time will have only one term to discuss today:  fraud. It’s everywhere, and people think nothing of it. I think that’s because they don’t realize that the ancient Greeks long before the time of Christ, determined that there would be a time…

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Fr. Hardon’s Analysis of Bellarmine will help you Defeat the Devil

By John B. Manos / June 10, 2014 /

If you ever listened to Fr. Hardon in real life, or you’ve heard the tapes, CDs or recordings of his, you know the clues he’d give you in the middle of a sentence, “but… what a crucial adversative this is… but… without exception.” He’d grab your attention and get you to pay attention. He had other…

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The Two Standards: Truth Incarnate or The Father of Lies.

By John B. Manos / May 23, 2013 /

Alternate Title: Liars are children of the devil by imitation. Recently, I saw a disgusting sight on Kevin O’Brien’s blog as people reacted to a post wherein Kevin exhorted people to tell the truth (he gives more examples in his post about this article). The comments are horrid and remind one that no matter how…

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