Saturday, June 23, 2012

Catholicism : don't be casual about it

I know thy works, that thou art neither cold, nor hot. I would thou wert cold, or hot. But because thou art lukewarm, and neither cold, not hot, I will begin to vomit thee out of my mouth. Revelation 3:15-16

Secular Catholics can be more troublesome than open Catholic haters. The fury outside the gate is obvious. The dozing watchman at the gate, the soldier who wears his sword but never bothers to practice using it, the collaborator who's half in love with an enemy agent -- now those guys or gals are real heartbreakers and spiritual (sometimes literal too) lifetakers.

The Courageous Priest site has a stirring post by Archbishop John C. Nienstedt that ought to be read and republished in church bulletins.

St. Clelia, patron of those who are ridiculed for their piety, pray for us.