Sunday, February 10, 2019

A Modern Day Knute Rockne

... if he were a priest or a bishop, probably wouldn't look down into the pews, shake his head and say, "You know what's wrong with you? Here's what's wrong with you ..."

I want to work this out a little more, but I don't have the time today. Instead, I'll just make the point that if you're losing customers, you might want to show some appreciation for them once in a while instead of every homily being a list of things we need to improve.

Looking out on his players who face the coming week as definite underdogs, Knute delivers a rousing speech.
"You guys are the worst. The. Worst."


tim eisele said...

Yes. The Church wants to blame their falling membership on people being "seduced away by the pleasures of the world". But in my experience, it is much more a case of the Church authorities practically going out of their way to make going to church unpleasant and unrewarding, while offering so little in return that their members just kind of . . . wander off.

K T Cat said...

Right! It's so unprofessional that it's pathetic.