Sooner or later, everybody struggles with disillusionment. It might because your bishop or priest is a screwup, a disgrace or a pervert. It might be because you entered the Church, brimming with zeal and love for Jesus and the Faith—only to discover that the nun who seems to run your parish (there’s only a priest there every other week) resents the Church, belittles the Faith, and treats you like an ignorant hick because you take seriously and delight in the Church’s teachings.
Or maybe you have a hero who lost his faith, or sinned gravely. Maybe you are a student who took the faith for granted and are now at a Catholic university where the prof delights in deconstructing the faith (he...READ MORE