I’m writing today simply because I’m very disappointed. I have a friend who for some time seemed very interested in learning about the Catholic Church and has been asking all sorts of questions. She even started going to Adoration! But she has just announced that she really isn’t interested in becoming Catholic. This was her response when I asked about her going to RCIA and said that is the way to “offically” cross the bridge into the Church, like I did. She said she just wants God and is seeking to improve her relationship with Him. I’m still very disappointed and maybe even a little hurt. I guess I have to let go and let God do the rest. I’ll keep answering her questions and encourage her Adoration, etc. and praying for her…
I guess my question for the forums is how do others who’ve been Catholic for longer than I have or even a lifetime, handle the daily disappointment of those we care about rejecting Christ and His Church? Is there a trick to it? What gives?
I guess what is so surprising is that she seemed so genuinely interested. Now I’m not so sure. She’s from an Anglican background but never really seemed to practice that much either.
I’m going to a Bible study her wants to have in her home. Just us girls getting together to break open the Word. The one actually leading the group is a former Carmelite. I’m hoping it isn’t another disappointment. I don’t know the gal who is going to lead the group, but I’m open for sharing the Word. I know enough to get out if it turns into a recital of “why I left the Catholic Church,” etc. and her intentions are to enlighten me, etc. I hope that isn’t what it turns out to be.
Oh well, pray for me you guys n gals. I might be in for another disappointment.
P.S. I did refer this gal, the Anglican, to this website and left her to ask questions here. I don’t know if she has or not.