A Few More Good Men by Philip F. Kelly, Jr.

A Few More Good Men

For Men Only: Strategies for Living Catholic
by Mitch Finley
Liguori, Missouri: Liguori Publications, 1998.
(144 pages; $11.95, paper)

by Philip F. Kelly, Jr.

When writing a book about being both male and an active Catholic today, the controversy concerning the “feminization” of the Catholic Church at the close of the twentieth century cannot, and should not, be avoided. Mitch Finley, in his book, For Men Only: Strategies for Living Catholic, takes the issue head on.

Being a man and being actively involved in the Catholic Church today means worshipping in an institution that has made significant changes in an attempt to accommodate the needs and concerns of its . . .