If you put the book down because it all got too gruesome, worth at least skipping to the end. That's where all the sign of hope are. Given that the tactics of the people who don't want priests, don't generate vocations, the dreadful wastage of vocations should come to an end.
In other news the Music Dept is now checking just how cold it is where we are going later on in the week. Base layers is all I'm saying.