Mistakes of the Bishops by Monsignor Eric Barr, STL The U.S. Bishops had an unimpressive week at their biannual meeting in June. That means this first paragraph will be boring. But take heart! It shall get better. They approved three measures to help alleviate last year’s iteration of the sex abuse crisis, namely, the ex-cardinal… Continue reading Mistakes of the Bishops
Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time C, August 18, 2019 Our faith can be marked by zeal and will be challenged by those who do not believe. We come to the Father with prayers that we may be drawn out of the pit of destruction. That the Church may be strong in proclaiming Jesus’ love and… Continue reading Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time C, August 18, 2019
Parishioners at St. Isabel on Sanibel Island Renew Calls To Bishop Dewane to Remove Priest Arrested on DUI Charges Father Joseph Gates Remains as Parochial Vicar of Church Despite Calls For His Removal Before Criminal Charges Were Brought Frank Dewane, Bishop of Venice, Continues to Ignore Issues Media Contact: Anne Sweeney Anne Sweeney Public Relations… Continue reading A Tale of Two Priests
On the last two successive Saturdays, an individual was pulled over for a DUI as the clock approached midnight. Both cases made the news. In Case I, the individual was charged with driving under the influence with a blood-alcohol level twice the legal state limit. The vehicle was observed swerving within its lane, touching the… Continue reading On the last two successive Saturdays, an individual was pulled over for a DUI as the clock approached midnight. Both cases made the news.
NINETEENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME (2019) Readings: Wisdom 18:6-9 Psalms 33:1, 12, 18-22 Hebrews 11:1-2, 8-19 Luke 12:32-48 There is good news and bad news in today’s gospel from Luke. First the good news: Jesus refers to his disciples [and us] as His “little flock,” to whom His Father “is pleased to… Continue reading Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time C, August 11, 2019 Jesus tells us to be afraid no longer and to be a people always ready for his coming into our lives. We offer our prayers that we may not overlook his love for us and the many ways he provides for our well-being. For the church,… Continue reading Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time C, August 11, 2019
A Response from PFJ Dear Bishop Dewane, This occasion is taken to express our heartfelt greetings and our sincere prayers that Our Merciful Lord will one day be merciful to you, in spite of what you have done to Fr. Christopher Senk, a good priest of 43 years, and to the good people of St.… Continue reading Other Parishioner’s get a Response from the Bishop