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I love the Church, not so much the men in love with money who run it, not so much the week bishops and week priests who seem to have abandoned her, not so much the faithless but the Church


Doing soul searching during the Wuhan Virus many things have come to the forefront of my thoughts. I am not a soldier, (actually I am for God), and have never fought in an armed conflict or in a war yet … Continue reading

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acceptably cut


The feeling, (not overwhelming), to acceptably cut by getting a tattoo is once again washing over me. I must ask myself why now? Why all of a sudden? Something must have triggered me. What though? I think I figured it … Continue reading

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What is going on with the Theodor McCarrick case?


Ugh! What is going on with the Theodor McCarrick case? I did wonder in this blog if his case signaled real change in the Church in dealing with homosexual acting out or if he was just the sacrificial lamb to … Continue reading

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Insight: part III


The most significant thing that happened to me on my third attempt at priesthood was the Boston Archdiocese clerical sex abuse scandal. I was a transitional deacon at that time. Being in the seminary at that time was surreal. With … Continue reading

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Insight; part II


After leaving the seminary a second time I wound up at what was called at the time, “St. Edmond’s Home for Crippled Children”. It struck, “for Crippled Children”, from the name while I was there. It is a residential facility … Continue reading

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Insight; part I


Lately I have been focusing on my woeful relationship with God. It should be better. Thinking about it in the now I have tried to examine my past. Then the thought came to me that when I was in high … Continue reading

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“Anyone who is so progressive that he does not remain rooted in the teaching of Christ does not possess God…”


This is from Friday’ Office of Readings in the Liturgy of the Hours.  It is taken from the second letter of the apostle John. “Anyone who is so progressive that he does not remain rooted in the teaching of Christ … Continue reading

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Rely on God 100%


Hmmm, I think I’m a little depressed.  It’s not that I feel depressed because I don’t. But I have observed one of the signs.  In the past two days I have spent money pretty much indiscriminately. I did pick up … Continue reading

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Artemus


Artemus, my dog, is no longer. How is he germane to the clergy sexual abuse scandal?  When I first started to go to therapy I cried a lot while talking about all of the abuse I experienced at the hands … Continue reading

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WOW!


I have said and I freely admit that there are times that I am slow on the up-take.  Then God, I hope it is God, gifts me with clarity.  This will all come together.  I have had some experiences with … Continue reading

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