Going, going, .... GONE
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The American Church: Going, Going . . . - The Catholic Thing

As Holy Week got underway this year, many people were surprised to learn of a new Gallup survey showing fewer than half of all Americans now identify…
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Heartbreaking loss of souls.....the "Shepherds" will have much to answer for, and we have much to pray for. Our Lady said at Fatima: "Many souls go to Hell because they have no one to pray and make sacrifices for them...."

The message of Fatima haunts me daily -- each day I will have to give an account for these souls if I am not striving to correspond with grace and the Sacramental Life and …More
Heartbreaking loss of souls.....the "Shepherds" will have much to answer for, and we have much to pray for. Our Lady said at Fatima: "Many souls go to Hell because they have no one to pray and make sacrifices for them...."

The message of Fatima haunts me daily -- each day I will have to give an account for these souls if I am not striving to correspond with grace and the Sacramental Life and making sacrifices for them.....

If it has come to this, it is also because Catholics were growing lukewarm long before Vatican II -- and yet each of the "nones" is a soul absolutely precious to God -- not one of which He wants to see lost -- and He expects us to strive with the help of His grace to save them...at whatever cost to ourselves.
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Die-off is natural among any organic group. What remains afterwards is the strongest members. This is, in fact, a good thing.