A Few Good Men
A blessed Friday to all, as we continue this journey through June, and soon into summer. Spring should bring hope, and the promise of new life.
But all is not rosy on the spiritual front, and I read with some dismay, although not much surprise, that the number of seminarians has dropped precipitously of late, especially in Europe and North America, a decline that began in 2012, and shows no signs of slowing down. The total number of Catholics has remained stable over the same time frame, at 1.299 billion souls, give or take a few, which sounds less dire, but