Susannah York of ‘A Man For All Seasons’, Requiescat In Pace

Susannah York succumbed to cancer this past Friday at the age of 72. She is best remembered for portraying Saint Thomas More‘s daughter, Margaret More, in what is arguably the greatest Catholic film of all time, A Man For All

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“Settle for Nothing Less.” (Walker Percy)

Q: What kind of Catholic are you?A: Bad.Q: No, I mean are you liberal or conservative?A: I no longer know what those words mean.Q: Are you a dogmatic Catholic or an open-minded Catholic?A: I don’t know what that means, either.

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Father John B. Bannon: Confederate Chaplain and Diplomat

  There were a great many brave men during the Civil War, but I think it is a safe wager that none were braver than Father John B. Bannon.  Born on January 29, 1829 in Dublin, Ireland, after he was

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