Forum Focus


By Laurene Conner / July 19, 2015 /

The following is a reprint from the Wanderer Forum Foundation. On the heels of Laudato Si, it is important to remember from where some of the environmental movement got its strides. Unless we succeed “with our message of Urgency… We shall not be able to undertake the extensive Social Changes needed…”   From Our Common…

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The Four Armed, Three Eyed Monster of the Year of Mercy Logo isn’t Catholic

By John B. Manos / May 9, 2015 /

Even children cannot recognize Jesus in the jubilee Year of Mercy logo… it’s like a graphic “speaking in tongues” that utters a bunch of gibberish. But what does the logo really show?

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Eternal Rest, Professor Rice

By John B. Manos / February 26, 2015 /

It is with saddened hearts that we learned of the passing last night of our Chairman, Professor Charles E. Rice. May God grant his soul to rest in a place of just repose. For us, Professor Rice has been a blessing to the Forum over the decades. He had a quick wit and always had God’s interests…

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A Skiff in Raging Waters & Grace and The Value of Suffering in Marriage

By John M. DeJak / January 18, 2015 /

Author’s Note:  My wife Annie and I were honored to be asked by Fr. Nate Meyers and the good people of St. Francis Xavier Parish in Buffalo, MN to deliver a reflection on marriage for their annual Cana Dinner. It was a wonderful evening, and I commend our remarks (especially my bride’s!) to the friends of…

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On the Feast of the Archangels Michael, Raphael, and Gabriel

By John B. Manos / September 29, 2014 /

A quick catechism on the existence and purpose of angels, as well as how the archangels fit into the order God created.

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The Canonization of John Paul II and John XXIII and “Traditionalist” Pusillanimity

By John M. DeJak / April 27, 2014 /

On this Quasimodo ( Dominica in albis, Low, and Divine Mercy) Sunday, I am shocked at the pusillanimity of some of the so-called traditionalists in the Church. A great gift has been given to the whole of the Church with SS. John XXIII and John Paul II and yet, some traditionalists foment an attitude of “hunkering down”…

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By wffguest / January 17, 2014 /

Address given at the Milwaukee Wanderer Forum, December 6-7, 2002 Co-sponsored by the St. Gregory VII Chapter of Catholics United for the Faith Wanderer Forum Foundation, & Living Catholic Seminars By [then] Bishop [today] His Eminence Raymond Burke [then] Diocese of La Crosse, Wisconsin Introduction What has happened in the last eleven months in the…

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Exorcising the Vatican? Pope Francis style. With Fatima, St. Michael, and Leo XIII

By John B. Manos / August 23, 2013 /

Recently the news ran headlines that Pope Francis called for the Fatima Statue of Mary to be brought to the Vatican — in their words “to consecrate the world.”  I have to laugh because that phrase activates all the Grunerites into a brainwashed knee-jerk reaction “what about Russia?”  Russia was done. Digressing into Consecration of…

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Bomb-Throwing Jesuits

By John M. DeJak / July 31, 2013 /

The tomb of St. Ignatius Loyola is situated at a brilliant side altar in the Society of Jesus’s Mother church in Rome, the Church of the Gesu. One of the most striking features of the tomb of St. Ignatius is the sculpture to the right of the altar entitled “Religion Overthrowing Heresy and Hatred” by…

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Licensing of Parents: Totalitarianism Reaches for the Whole Human Race

By Frank J. Morriss, J.D. / July 17, 2013 /

Frank Morriss called it in 1998 that the obese and smokers would likely be denied health coverage under future regimes, and we keep hearing that under Obamacare, these people should pay exorbitant fines that would make their insurance prohibitive, but what about parents? Some today have suggested they be fined extra under Obamacare, too. What did Frank say would happen?

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