Abortion and Men

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How to Give the Perfect Man Hug

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Ha! After this week’s post on manliness, I just couldn’t resist sharing this one. I found it via Joe Carter’s First Things post 50 Things a Man Should Be Able To Do Enjoy: How to give the perfect man hug from Charles Clayton on Vimeo. Narrator: “The modern world is a complex place for many men.” So true. There is … Read More

What is Manliness?

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I been meaning to post this for several weeks now! Art of Manliness recently had a great article titled What is Manliness? In it, the authors examines the different cultural and philosophical definitions of manliness, concluding that, for by any man, in any situation, manliness essentially boils down to: striving for excellence and virtue in all areas of your life, … Read More

TOB Tuesday: Priests and Fatherhood

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Father’s Day is coming up in a little less than two weeks and tomorrow marks the beginning of the end of the Year for Priests. In anticipation of these two events, I like Fr. James Farfaglia’s column over at Catholic Exchange on spiritual and natural fatherhood: [S]ome men are called to be fathers of a family through the sacrament of … Read More

Godfather Wisdom

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“[A] man who doesn’t spend time with his family can never be a real man.” — Don Vito Corleone —————- Note: a real man also does not kill other people out of revenge or to get what he wants, so take this good advice, but be sure to ignore all that other stuff about making people offers they can’t refuse … Read More

Marriage and Manhood

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EXCELLENT! Msgr. Charles Pope from the Archdiocese of Washington talks about marriage – speaking specifically to men – on the Feast of the Holy Family (this is just an excerpt from his homily): See Msgr’s post Marriage and Manhood at the Washington Archdiocese’s blog.

TOB Tuesday: A Real Priest Speaks to Real Men

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There is no question that men today, more so than in previous generations, are challenged with mixed messages about what it means to be a man. This is especially true when it comes to love, marriage, sexuality and family life. In his book Man to Man: A Real Priest Speaks to Real Men about Marriage, Sexuality and Family Life, Fr. … Read More

What it Really Means to Be a Man

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Masculinity is so misunderstood in our society. For those of you trying to raise good, manly men of God Kevin Whelan started a project with his sons that he calls the Manhood Project – See how that’s been working out with his MHP updates: one, two, three, four, five What women are really looking for is confidence, protection: good advice … Read More

Happy Father’s Day! **Updated

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Blessings for all you fathers out there! I hope you have had a very relaxing day. Here is my own father enjoying part of his day today. Besides being a master chef (even on Father’s Day he’ll be grilling up some awesome food for us!), my dad is also a master blogger/tweeter and the one who encouraged me to start … Read More

Gianna Jessen’s Australian Manifesto

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“I didn’t survive so I could make everyone comfortable. I survived so I could stir things up a bit. And I have a great time doing it.” Here, in two parts, is a wonderful speech from abortion survivor Gianna Jessen last year at Queen’s Hall, Parliament House, Victoria. Australia – on the eve of the debate to decriminalize abortion in … Read More