MARY, OUR MOTHER

Wednesday, January 06, 2016

On Returning to Catholicism by Biff Rocha

FROM THE ARCHIVES OF NEW OXFORD REVIEW
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A Word to Parents
"Many parents report that their sons and daughters are lost to the Church. But once awakened to their need, they may return to their Father's house.
There is a spiritual hunger raging inside young people today: They hunger for values that are not relative, knowledge that has foundation, and meaning that is not arbitrary. I have heard many parents report regretfully that their sons and daughters are lost to the Church. But I can tell you parents: They need solid food. Once they awaken to their need, they may return to their Father’s house, where even “the servants have bread enough and to spare” (Lk. 15:17). I have seen it because I have been there. I, too, am a prodigal son of the Church."

English: Christ returning from the Temple with...
English: Christ returning from the Temple with his parents (Photo credit: Wikipedia)