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
August 7, 2018 Parishioners and Friends St Isabel Catholic Church, Sanibel FL 33957 It has been almost two years since that Black Weekend, October 29, 2016 that Bishop Frank Dewane sent a letter to the St Isabel community advising us of his decision to place our pastor, Fr Christopher Senk, on administrative leave for allegedly… Continue reading PFJ UPDATE AUGUST 7, 2018
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July 9, 2018 Dear Bishop Dewane, Please accept the two enclosed volumes from Parishioners for Justice to commemorate the thirtieth anniversary of your ordination to the priesthood. We congratulate you on your years of service to the people of God and your achieving a place of leadership and responsibility in the episcopacy. Parishioners for Justice… Continue reading Dear Bishop Dewane: Accept the two enclosed volumes from Parishioners for Justice to commemorate the thirtieth anniversary of your ordination to the priesthood.
This is a copy of a letter that PFJ sent to inform over 400 attendees at the Spring Meeting of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops in Ft. Lauderdale of the abuses being perpetrated by Bishop Dewane and the Diocese of Venice on St. Isabel Parish and its pastor Fr. Christopher June 8, 2018 Dear Bishop… Continue reading Parishioners for Justice Turn to Prelates to Resolve Issues of Abuse of Authority by Bishop Frank Dewane of Venice Diocese
I came across a quote from a book by Cardinal Robert Sarah. Cardinal Sarah is the head of Congregation for Divine Worship at the Vatican. He was appointed by Pope Francis. He is extremely conservative and has proposed that Mass should return to being offered with the priest's back to the people. He also seems… Continue reading A Quote from Cardinal Sarah
Today Thursday, September 28, it will be eleven months since Bishop Dewane made a decision to place Fr. Christopher on administrative leave, and place our parish, St Isabel parish , Sanibel FL, in a constant state of upset. The initial announcement was marked by confusion, not helped by the Diocesan invitation to the local press… Continue reading Thursday September 28 it has been 11 Months
With the gospel parable from the Twenty-Fourth Sunday of the Year still fresh in our minds, PFJ presents for your reflection an adapted and challenging version of the Gospel parable of the "unforgiving servant" created by one of our members. It does what all homilies are meant to do, translate the message of our Lord… Continue reading A Parishioner for Justice Gospel-like Parable