Prayers of the Faithful, 16th Sunday Ordinary Time, 2017 Confident that our all-powerful God responds to us with mercy and kindness, we offer our prayers and petitions. For the Church, that all people may joyfully receive the seeds of faith and grow amidst the weeds of this world. That world leaders may use their power… Continue reading Prayers of the Faithful
Author: Shannen Hayes
Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Readings: Isaiah 55:10-11 Psalm 65:10-14 Romans 8:18-23 Matthew 13:1-23 Our readings for the Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary time cause us to reflect on the power of God's Word, a word that Isaiah proclaims "shall not return to [God] void," for it shall do God's will, "achieving the end for which… Continue reading Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Senk Interviewed by Diocese
Dear Parishioners, At the Diocesan meeting on Thursday Fr. Christopher was interviewed as part of his right of defense. It closed with some uncertainty. While all evidential contribution is over, the taped transcripts will now be reviewed and approved. The meeting was well over one hour and after review, nothing much has changed.
Letters to the Editor
Letters to the Editor published at Santiva Chronicle, our local online news source.
Fr Senk Supporters
A list of Father Senk supporters
Heartfelt Letter by Visitors
This is a very heartfelt letter that was written by regular visitors at St Isabel's Church. Parishioners as well as our visitors are hurting because of the Bishops thoughtless actions.
How to Help
Do you know Father Senk? Have you heard his inspiring sermons? He has been the spiritual shepherd at St. Isabel Church on Sanibel Island for fourteen years. Despite the fact that the parishioners of St. Isabel love him and think that Father Senk is the epitome of what a Catholic Priest should be, Bishop Frank… Continue reading How to Help
Investigation, removal of Florida priest divides parish
A Florida pastor in ecclesial limbo, even after being cleared by a state attorney's investigation into taking financial advantage of an elderly parishioner, is being supported by parishioners who want him reinstated.
Lee County Sheriff Clears Fr Senk
Bob Kern handed me your e-mail dated 2/13/17 regarding your concerns relative to the investigation our agency conducted. As I explained to Bob, and as I suspect you understand, we at the Sheriff's Office received a formal complaint from a family member, and we had an obligation to investigate same.
Parishioners Report Church Ban – ABC
Report by ABC7