Monthly Archives: September 2010

Where did Christian compassion go?


It’s NOT the press! It’s NOT the victims! It’s NOT the lawyers! It’s the CHURCH!!!! Why don’t people understand that and why don’t they want to help with healing for the victims?   Where did Christian compassion go?

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… to promote healing and reconciliation


 This is an e-mail sent to my bishop in response to a letter about the dioceses bankruptcy he sent via e-mail.  I was encouraged to read in your letter that was e-mailed to priests; “These non-monetary provisions are designed to further … Continue reading

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Anger


Constructive anger, anger that spurs one on to seek change is very powerful and needs to be harnessed.   Destructive anger wishes only to tear down.  Some victims of clergy sexual abuse have constructive anger.  Others have destructive anger.  I would … Continue reading

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Facebook exchange


A Facebook exchange.  I have a head ach. Me: When did money become more important, (Church money as well as parishioner’s money), than the salvation of souls? MG: Who said that it was? And, where does it say that salvation … Continue reading

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Knights letter to Brian Caulfield


I received a response to one of the letter I sent out to some of the state chapters of the Knights of Columbus.  Brian Caulfield, Communications Specialist at the Executive Office of the Supreme Knight replied.  I think he misread the letter or was … Continue reading

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Suffering; types of…non-exhaustive.


Suffering As I see it there are three types of suffering that we are subjected too.  Of course these three types have their own sub-genera’s. The first kind of suffering would be the kind of suffering martyrs and persecuted Christians … Continue reading

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Silence = Death


Silence = Death  is far from an original slogan and I stole it from ActUp.  To them it was real physical death that they were outraged about, death from HIV & AIDS and a seemingly total lack of interest on the … Continue reading

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