Monday, June 07, 2010

Natural Instincts

Food for thought:

“It is impossible, humanly speaking, that a religion can maintain itself among a people when once they are led to believe it wrongs their natural instincts, is hostile to their national development, or is unsympathetic with their genius.”

-- Isaac Hecker, from "The Church and the Age" (1887), as quoted recently here by City Father.

Fr. Hecker was the founder of the Paulist Fathers.

1 comment:

St Edwards Blog said...

I love the quote - and wow, that blog post!