The Forgotten Case of Fr. Joseph Gates Our readers will remember that ten minutes before midnight on August 3, 2019, Fr. Joseph Gates and the St. Isabel parish office manager, Mrs. Khristy Scheer, were stopped by the Sanibel Police in the rectory garage, the place where Fr. Gates fled while ignoring the flashing police car… Continue reading The Forgotten Case of Fr. Joseph Gates
Dear Bishop Dewane: I wanted to write to you today to let you know of a serious concern that I have for our Parish of St. Isabel. While myself, and others like me, will continue to seek justice for our Pastor Fr. Chris, I would also like to seek justice for our Parish of… Continue reading 4th of July a Celebration of Independence When will our Parish and Pastor be FREE?
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.