It is a dark and quiet night, and my family has just finished a rosary in our lonely parish church. Thank God that we have access to the building. As we head to the exit it is impossible to ignore the many little white boxes covering a table near the door, waiting for pick up. The boxes, of course, house the yearly collection envelopes for each family who supposedly attends. Boxes are everywhere, demonstrating what we already know: Catholics are not going to Mass. It follows that they are not paying the parish bills either.

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