A quote sent by a priest friend.
“In the state, for example, one day we have the Reagan administration, and the next day the Clinton administration, and whoever comes next always throws out what his predecessor did and said; we always begin again from scratch. That’s not the way it is in the Church.”
Joseph Ratzinger, Salt of the Earth: The Church at the End of the Millennium- An Interview With Peter Seewald (p. 189).
Continuity is key.