Today we are reminded of the consequences of replacing Our Lord’s fountain of “living waters” with our own “leaky cisterns” — that hold no water, but are jacked-up on egoism and artificial ingredients (incorrect doctrine).
“For anyone who has will be given more, and he will have more than enough; but from anyone who has not, even what he has will be taken away.” Matt. 13:10-17
The closing of numerous Catholic churches, schools and hospitals in the US is more than just a “demographic shift,” as some would have us believe.
The failure of Catholics to be truly faithful, to Our Lord, and to pass on the faith, has contributed to an impoverished American society.
The evil of American foreign policy (supported by numerous Catholics) has contributed to the persecution of Christians in Africa and the Middle East.