Diocese Action

The following article is shared from NCR online because it is our opinion it conveys well what we are dealing with in terms of the St. Isabel Church Staff and the Diocese.

The following article is shared from NCR online because it is our opinion it conveys well what we are dealing with in terms of the St. Isabel Church Staff and the Diocese. Intellectual and spiritual blindness may be our greatest cultural problem Dec 11, 2019 by Daniel P. Horan OpinionJusticeSpirituality The proverb, "the road to… Continue reading The following article is shared from NCR online because it is our opinion it conveys well what we are dealing with in terms of the St. Isabel Church Staff and the Diocese.

Diocese Action

St Isabel Women’s Guild Dissolved after 41+ Years

Ladies of the Guild:  Several members of our Women’s Guild received the message below from Father Ed Martin, Parish Administrator at St. Isabel’s, on Friday, November 1 st.   Your Guild Board feels a responsibility to assure that ALL members of our group are aware of the contents of Father Martin’s letter.   We will… Continue reading St Isabel Women’s Guild Dissolved after 41+ Years

Diocese Action, PFJ Action

The letter from Bishop Frank Dewane inserted into the St. Isabel Parish bulletin on March 31, 2019, has brought, yet again, profound anguish and disillusionment to our beloved pastor

Dear Parishioners and Friends: The letter from Bishop Frank Dewane inserted into the St. Isabel Parish bulletin on March 31, 2019, has brought, yet again, profound anguish and disillusionment to our beloved pastor, Father Christopher Senk, and serves as an instrument of division and distrust within the parish and wider community. Parishioners for Justice continues… Continue reading The letter from Bishop Frank Dewane inserted into the St. Isabel Parish bulletin on March 31, 2019, has brought, yet again, profound anguish and disillusionment to our beloved pastor

Diocese Action

Update on Fr Christopher’s Fight for Justice

  ANNOUNCEMENT On January 17, 2017, our Bishop, the Most Reverend Frank J. Dewane, informed us in writing of his decision to refer the matter of our Pastor, Father Christopher Senk, to Rome at the Congregation for Clergy for a decision.  On Friday, June 23, 2017, Father Christopher's advocate, Father David Deibel, received notice that… Continue reading Update on Fr Christopher’s Fight for Justice

Diocese Action, Letters

Is the this the Shepherd we want Leading our Flock?

Several weeks ago one of our Parishioners wrote to Bishop Dewane to express her dismay and outrage over what has happened to Fr Chris and our Parish.  Below you will find a copy of her letter (we share this with her permission), the letter the Bishop "Our Spiritual Leader" wrote back to her and her follow… Continue reading Is the this the Shepherd we want Leading our Flock?

Diocese Action, PFJ Action

On Saturday, May 28, it will be 7 months since our pastor, Fr. Chris, was placed on administrative leave

On Saturday, May 28, it will be seven months since our pastor, Fr. Christopher Senk, was suddenly placed on administrative leave.  This action was taken by the Bishop of Venice on account of a civil complaint of theft by a Baltimore family who, without any evidence whatsoever, persuaded the Lee County Sheriff's office that there… Continue reading On Saturday, May 28, it will be 7 months since our pastor, Fr. Chris, was placed on administrative leave

Diocese Action, PFJ Action

Response from the PFJ to a Letter to Editor of Santiva Chronicle from the Diocese

    Letter From the Diocese  April 26, 2017 Dear Editor: The letter from Susan Laielli to the Santiva Chronicle regarding the disagreement between Bishop Frank Dewane and the people of St. Isabel Catholic Church is, at best, misleading; but it is useful in that it provides us with an opportunity to address some of… Continue reading Response from the PFJ to a Letter to Editor of Santiva Chronicle from the Diocese