"Why? Why? Why did you let it go on for so long?" the cleric asks.It wasn’t a terribly bold question to ask, and yet we were told that some 70+ clerics were “frozen in silence,” as they listened to one of their confreres ask the newly appointed administrator of the Diocese of Avignon in France:… Continue reading BUSE IS ABUSE, WHETHER SEXUAL OR CLERICAL. NO ONE SHOULD HAVE TO WAIT THIS LONG!
ANOTHER ANNIVERSARY APRIL 23, 2003 Today is yet another anniversary - the day eighteen years ago when I began my tenure at St. Isabel. In the still unfamiliar ride across the causeway, I knew a new chapter had begun in my life, a chapter which God blessedly keeps hidden from our eyes. I began meeting… Continue reading ANOTHER ANNIVERSARY APRIL 23, 2003
Musings in a New Year December 25, 2020, was the fifth Christmas that Fr. Christopher has suffered from the unfair and completely unsubstantiated attacks of the Knott family from Baltimore and his bishop, Frank Dewane. Over four years ago, we remind you that Bishop Dewane threw Fr. Christopher out of the rectory and off the… Continue reading Musings in a New Year
THE FOURTH ANNIVERSARY OF A TRAGIC EVENT - October 28, 2016 Four years ago the world turned upside down for Fr. Christopher. As a result of the malevolence of Bishop Frank Dewane, who for more than two years before October 28, 2016, was intimately involved with and fully informed of an investigation by the County… Continue reading THE FOURTH ANNIVERSARY OF A TRAGIC EVENT – October 28, 2016
COULD IT MAKE US LESS PROUD OF OUR CHURCH? While there are no doubt many who find their support of St. Isabel Church necessary, or at least tolerable, it is important to remember what has actually happened over the past nearly four years. In the most underhanded and impossibly inexcusable way, the Bishop of this… Continue reading COULD IT MAKE US LESS PROUD OF OUR CHURCH?
EVERYTHING BISHOP DEWANE NEEDED TO KNOW IS IN THE SCRIPTURES The gospel for Mass this past Monday, from Matthew, says “Stop judging, that you may not be judged. For as you judge, so will you be judged, and the measure with which you measure will be measured out to you. Why do you notice the… Continue reading EVERYTHING BISHOP DEWANE NEEDED TO KNOW IS IN THE SCRIPTURES