I feel blessed to be living the Catholic Faith these days, and even more basic than that, I feel blessed to have the freedom to worship at all. We are in times of spiritual, political and economic upheaval and the freedom to worship can no longer be assumed. The anti-Catholic sentiment that pervades our society is simply scary at times. Bishop Francis Cardinal George expressed it this way. .
"I will die in my bed. My successor will die in jail. His successor will die a martyr."