While the election of the Morrison government may feel like a reprieve, the task ahead is the same as it would have been in the event of an ALP victory.
For at least the past 50 years a rising secular culture in which the Church is meant to be a leaven has had the better of efforts to evangelise.
Easter brings Hope. When Jesus met the disciples on the road to Emmaus, Cleopas says to the Risen Lord, “we had hoped that he was the one to redeem Israel.”
It’s hard being Catholic today – chaotic liturgy, unsympathetic family members, clergy scandals, lukewarm laity, and the open culture of death.