This Age is like a post-modern toxic gas that fills the air around things and slowly breaks them down, wears them out, annihilates them. It is disbelief, disdain and doubt in concentrate form, suspended like acidic droplets and spread throughout the world.
It is only the Church in all its glory, the Church of tradition, the Church connected in every way to its beginnings, that can fight it. Half compromises and cute winks to the poisons of the Age have gotten us nowhere. Disconnecting ourselves from our belief in its supernatural foundation has proven more than counterproductive.
References to Vatican II are half-measures that will never clear the air. The only weapons that can fight the forces of this Age are those of the bride of Jesus Christ and a full and confident knowledge of heaven and hell, right and wrong, good and evil.
Vatican II was nice, but it failed. It failed to do what it set out to do. Instead of bringing more to Christ through His Church the opposite happened. If it was crafted to work for a certain time, a certain generation, that time, that generation, has gone by.
Jesus Christ acting through Holy Mother Church in all Her Fearless Glory is desperately needed to go face-to-face with the evils of this time, to sweep the across the Earth, to heal a damaged people.
Let us pray for her quick return.