The All-Too Hidden Strength of the Catholic Church
We Catholics sell ourselves short. As individuals, often; that will vary from person to person. But more importantly, we underestimate ourselves as a Church, founded by Christ, a divine institution of supernatural, near infinite, power, which we sorely, and sadly underutilize and underestimate. We are not what we are meant to be, which is why the Church is so apparently ineffectual in its attempt to evangelize, to be the leaven in the world, and to shape and influence the culture in which we live.
Readers have asked for some signs of hope, so here we go. Hope, as a virtue, has