There seems to be no joy in Catholic blogdom. Just read some comments here. A loss of Faith and joy pervades so many comments and instead of seeking the joy in the few scraps God tosses out, there is bitter blaming apropos our current culture of victimization and want.
The following is a Protestant lament from an Augusta area Protestant minister who writes this article for Saturday's Augusta Chronicle's religion section. I think too that there are some crossover elements that could apply to Catholics.