Father socked it to us dryly this a.m., 8 of the clock, inspiring/shaming us into being better Catholics with a citation from, God save the mark, Nietzsche! How many other RC pulpits rang this morning with that name? Not many.
Nietzsche said he couldn’t be a Christian because Christians weren’t. Ah. They fell off the mark. Therefore, decided the eminent philosopher, he would not be one.
Lesson: Be a Christian, fellow! Or get out of this church!
On the other hand, from Catholic Answers via Big Pulpit, we have this from The Imperfections of the Saints:
If I was to compile a list to be titled Common Catholic Misconceptions of the Catholic Faith, near the top of the list would have to be this Catholic misconception about the nature of sanctity:
The saints are to be considered perfect in their earthly lives, to such an extent that all that…
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