They've been asleep for nearly 50 years ... any thoughts on how to wake them up? No doubt the bishops would be interested.
While I am reluctant to admit it, I think Fr. Dwight has drawn this projection from years of ministering to the faithful and not so faithful. Contracepting catholic women will not suddenly stop taking their pills. The economy is bad and, in their opinions, more children would mean curtailing current family activities in order to feed another child, or two, or ...
The best assessment of the current situation comes from Cardinal George. In case you missed that thread, here is the link.
"They've been asleep for nearly 50 years ... any thoughts on how to wake them up? No doubt the bishops would be interested. "
Sorry for the tardy response. No, I don't have any magic formula, I just know from personal experience that when you or your leader say, "follow me", rather than "go do it", amazing things happen even when there's a good chance those who follow you will be killed for following you. People want to stand up and the Bishops have rolled over for far too long. Maybe it's just blind faith on my part that leads me to have a hunch about this being a turning point. Maybe not.