“As you enter a house, wish it peace. If the house is worthy, let your peace come upon it; if not, let your peace return to you. Whoever will not receive you or listen to your words–go outside that house or town and shake the dust from your feet.” (Matt 10:12-14)
I don’t know who first observed that the Catholic Church has many of the characteristics of a dysfunctional family. I just know that I really identify with the analogy.
“She’s Leaving Home”(the song in my head)