Thursday, 18 November 2010
The Jesuits are famous for a saying that starts, 'Give me a child until he is seven and...'.
It finishes variously with '..I will give you the man', '..he is mine for life' or '.. you may do what you like with him afterwards'. A more common and generic saying is 'Once a Catholic, always a Catholic.' I have always taken this to mean that, no matter how violently you may rebel against the church, its doctrine, its 'ways'...will always be at your core. (Read more...)