Weathering the Storm – The Catholic Thing

Fr. Timothy V. Vaverek on our current crisis: With Christ we can tolerate mistaken or wicked popes, cardinals, bishops, priests, religious, and lay people.

Note: Many people write asking: What are we supposed to do amidst all the turmoil in the Church and the world at the moment? Fr. Vaverek provides a no-nonsense, bracing answer below. Please also look at this homily by Fr. John C. DeCelles, one of the best responses we’ve seen to the McCarrick case and the several problems it has raised for people in the pews. – Robert Royal

At times the Barque of Peter is imperiled by storm-tossed seas and dysfunctional wayfarers. These crises greatly distress those united in charity to the Church and her saving mission. Like the disciples on the Sea of Galilee, they cry out: “Lord save, us!” Sometimes the crisis passes as Jesus calms wind and waves. Other times, the crisis intensifies and that other plea—almost an accusation—is taken up: “Master, do you not care that we are perishing?” We must learn to weather these storms with the Lord, even when He tolerates their continuation and the loss of precious goods. Then His peace will safeguard us from bitterness and despair.

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Source: Weathering the Storm – The Catholic Thing

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