Masculinity, Mary and the Church

I am reading Leon Podles’ The Church Impotent:  The Feminization of Christianity and am reflecting much on the mission of the Knights of Lepanto and of MaryVictrix.  The book is now out of print, but can be found online for … Continue reading

Manly Marian Militance

On Saturday I conducted a day of recollection for the Knights of Lepanto. The question as to whether there is such a thing as Catholic masculinity was one of the main topics. In the course of my presentation I brought … Continue reading

Lumen Christi

I Hosanna to the Son of David! Blessed is He that cometh in the Name of the Lord. O King of Israel: Hosanna in the Highest! (Antiphon, Palm Sunday, cf. Mt 21:9;). Hypocrites, well hath Isaias prophesied of you, saying:  … Continue reading

That for Which We Fight

Over the last week or so my attention has been drawn to two articles that touch upon the subject of the “feminine genius.” Both of them tend to underscore, in different ways, the problem I mentioned in my recent post, … Continue reading

Mystics, Martyrs and Rhetoricians

Or the Theology of the Soapbox What follows in another one of my long expositions on the Theology of the Body.  I have to give a loud content warning at the outset.  There is some frank talk here about sexuality, … Continue reading