TOB Tues: Colloquium on the Complementarity of Man and Woman

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The Vatican is hosting an international interreligious colloquium on the Complementarity of Man and Women from Nov 17-19. The Complementarity of Man and Woman: An International Colloquium is a gathering of leaders and scholars from many religions across the globe, to examine and propose anew the beauty of the relationship between the man and the woman, in order to support … Read More

The Best and Hardest Job(s) in the World

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I saw this on TV the other day. It’s a commercial from Procter and Gamble honoring Olympic mothers, but I thought it was particularly apropos considering the recent Hilary Rosen vs. Ann Romney “mommy wars”. That and, well, mothers can never really be thanked enough: Honestly, though, as much as stay at home mothers have been dumped on lately, I … Read More

Be a Real Man!

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One of my favorite lines from The Godfather comes after Vito Corleone scolds his blubbering godson, Johnny Fontane, and tells him to “ACT LIKE A MAN!”: I absolutely love The Godfather and I finally got around to reading the book. The above quote is written a little differently in the book and I think I like it better: It was … Read More

It’s a Mixed Up, Muddled Up, Shook Up World

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Wow. I love a man who cares about his appearance, but this is a bit ridiculous. I’m not even really a fan of women going to some of the lengths described below to enhance their looks. From the UK Daily Mail: We’ve had guyliner and manscara but now we have the guylashes – false eyelashes for men. … Eylure – … Read More

For the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Fatherhood Is a ‘Beautiful Club’

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I love me some RHCP. During an appearance On the Record with Fuse, frontman Anthony Kiedis told host Touré what it’s like being a member of the fatherhood “club”: “I love the club. Good God, it’s a beautiful club. Who knew? You can’t know until you go. It’s wild.” He also challenged the notion that having children stifles one’s freedom: … Read More

TOB Tuesday: The Task of Every Man and Woman

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Christ – who in the Sermon on the Mount gives his own interpretation of the commandment “You shall not commit adultery”…assigns the dignity of every woman as a task to every man; at the same time (although this conclusion follows only indirectly from the text) he assigns also the dignity of every man to every woman. -JP II, TOB 100:6 … Read More

How to Take Care of a Pregnant Wife

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I love the Art of Manliness website…probably because I love men. Today, Brett has a sweet post giving advice to men on how they can help take care of their pregnant wives: A lot of guys find the pregnancy process a little bewildering. Not knowing what to do, they end up nervously backing away instead of stepping up the support … Read More

Music for Your Monday: How to Handle a Woman

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I’ve never seen Camelot, but many thanks to Msgr. Charles Pope for highlighting this delightful little number from the movie in his post advising men How to Handle a Woman – which you should go read after watching this clip: p.s. are you on Facebook? Do you “like” my blog???

A Man’s Abortion Story

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Here’s a side of abortion you don’t hear about often. h/t Big Blue Wave Related: Abortion and Men Remember the Hollow Men

Monday Entertainment: The Agony and Ecstasy of Fatherhood

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No music this Monday. But I did find this cute 1951 Disney short staring Goofy as George Geef (h/t Art of Manliness):