(Tim) This just posted as a comment by Craig French. Never read it before, but it puts into words a conviction David and I've had for quite a while, now. Thank you, Craig.
[W]e must remind ourselves that the Catholic righteousness by good works is vastly preferable to a protestant righteousness by good doctrine. At least righteousness by good works benefits one’s neighbor, whereas righteousness by good doctrine only produces lovelessness and pride. -Herman Bavinck