Monthly Archives: June 2010

An open letter to bishops and priests


An open letter to bishops and priests; Over and over and over again I have been subject to your ignorance and the total lack of understanding that you have displayed about the issue of priest sexual abuse and in reality … Continue reading

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Why the delay?


Hurry up and wait.  I guess responses from clerics take so long so that their words can be measured and chosen carefully.  Although I cannot for the life of me figure out why positive actions and activities take soooo long … Continue reading

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We need to fix the man-made fracture to the body of Christ


I must keep reminding myself that the Church acts slowly…some say in centuries.  I don’t think the abuse issue has centuries to waite.  We need movement.  We need healing.  We need to fix the man-made fracture to the body of … Continue reading

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another letter & maybe some movement


As I said I would do I responded to the cardinal’s response.  Pray, pray, pray!!! Your Eminence: “The ministry of seeking these lost sheep and reconciling them with the Church should be the number one, most important thing that we … Continue reading

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Finally, a Noise


Justin Cardinal Rigali responded to my first letter, the one I sent out to bishops Barres and Malooly as well as to Archbishop Rigali.  The letter actually didn’t say much but at least is an acknowledgement that I even sent a … Continue reading

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N.O.T.H.I.N.G.


I have been away on a Grief to Grace retreat and haven’t gotten my mail.  I hoped maybe one of the four bishops I contacted had responded.  Even a, “Got your letter”, response.  N.O.T.H.I.N.G.

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Grief to Grace


The Grief to Grace retreat experience, (4 days), works miracles.  I’ve witnessed men and women who have suffered due to sexual & other types of abuse get beyond their pain and shame.  (Even those abused by priests.)  Being a participant, … Continue reading

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