There are a lot of protests going on in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Ever since Archbishop Chaput announced which schools would be closing and/or merging, there has been a flurry of activity on Facebook and elsewhere imploring alumni of these schools to band together, protest and even donate money toward the cause.
A letter writer to the Philadephia Inquirer posed a simple question, and I think it's one that begs to be asked:
How many of those protesting these closings can be bothered to go to Mass every Sunday?
Not just Christmas or Palm Sunday, but every Sunday?
Perhaps if those filling the streets had bothered to make more of an effort to fill the pews, they wouldn't be facing the agony of losing their schools.