Letters

There are a couple of matter that may be interest to those who have concerns about the handling of St. Isabel Parish finances

February 14, 2019 Dear Parishioners for Justice: There are a couple of matter that may be interest to those who have concerns about the handling of St. Isabel Parish finances. You will recall that a letter was posted to the PFJ website on January 22, 2019 commenting on a letter from the Director of Finance… Continue reading There are a couple of matter that may be interest to those who have concerns about the handling of St. Isabel Parish finances

Letters, Media

A STATEMENT ABOUT WHO WE ARE AND WHY WE EXIST

A STATEMENT ABOUT WHO WE ARE AND WHY WE EXIST It is truly regrettable that Parishioners For Justice exists. There is no joy to be found in standing on either side of a line that divides parishioner from parishioner. What does give joy, however, is the feeling one has when standing with others who feel… Continue reading A STATEMENT ABOUT WHO WE ARE AND WHY WE EXIST

Letters

A letter subsequent to the last response raises very specific questions; but no response seems to be forthcoming

February 04, 2019 Dear Friends, Those of you who have been following the Parishioners for Justice website may have seen the recent exchange of letters in the blog category.  The letters inquire about some of the apparent irregularities in the management of the finances of the parish.  The letters have led to two responses, one… Continue reading A letter subsequent to the last response raises very specific questions; but no response seems to be forthcoming

Letters

Letter received from Bishop Frank Dewane and comments

On January 12, our friends and part-time parishioners from Michigan, Hank and MaryJo Maher, shared with us a letter they received from Bishop Frank Dewane. It is the second response that the Maher’s have received from Bishop Dewane, having also received a letter from the Bishop on May 1, 2018. Both letters are strikingly similar,… Continue reading Letter received from Bishop Frank Dewane and comments

Letters

Comment on the January 15, 2019 Letter from Peter McPartland, Director of Finance, Diocese of Venice

Comment on the January 15, 2019 Letter from Peter McPartland, Director of Finance, Diocese of Venice January 22, 2019 Dear Followers of Parishioners for Justice: The Vatican has announced that the meeting of the heads of the national conferences of bishops for the protection of minors in the Church will focus on the three main… Continue reading Comment on the January 15, 2019 Letter from Peter McPartland, Director of Finance, Diocese of Venice

Letters

The Finance Council (FC) of St. Isabel, the Diocesan Chancellor (DC), and the Director of the Diocesan Finance Department (DDF) have chosen to remain mum in addressing important issues that have been raised

January 11, 2019  Dear Parishioners for Justice: I am writing this letter to PfJ exasperated that there is apparently nowhere else to turn, no parish or diocesan official who accepts accountability for the gross, if not fraudulent, mismanagement of St. Isabel Parish. The Finance Council (FC) of St. Isabel, the Diocesan Chancellor (DC), and the… Continue reading The Finance Council (FC) of St. Isabel, the Diocesan Chancellor (DC), and the Director of the Diocesan Finance Department (DDF) have chosen to remain mum in addressing important issues that have been raised

Letters

The purpose of this letter is to provide an update to an inquiry about the accounting of funds by the administrators of St. Isabel Church.

December 28, 2018 Dear Parishioners for Justice: The purpose of this letter is to provide an update to an inquiry about the accounting of funds by the administrators of St. Isabel Church. The inquiry has received no response, yet the questions remain; and new ones have arisen. On December 10, 2018, the appended open letter,… Continue reading The purpose of this letter is to provide an update to an inquiry about the accounting of funds by the administrators of St. Isabel Church.