IS THE DIOCESE OF VENICE COOKING THE BOOKS? Approximately 16 months ago, a group of parishioners of St. Isabel Church wrote an open letter to the parish administration seeking clarification of financial data anomalies that could have indicated a range of difficulties in accounting ranging from simple carelessness to improper diversion of funds. The letter… Continue reading IS THE DIOCESE OF VENICE COOKING THE BOOKS?
The St. Isabel Bulletin of June 03, 2018, among other dates, contained the following statement by the parish administration in a section titled “Facilities and Operations - Progress for Parish Improvement:” Ensuring the safety of our Parish Family and the Parish staff is our top priority…. Since the protection of our parishioners is paramount, we… Continue reading TALK IS CHEAP
HOW CAN BISHOP DEWANE EXPLAIN THE DOUBLE STANDARD? Less than 24 hours after Bishop Dewane divulged to Fr. Christopher Senk that he had been under investigation by the Lee County Sheriff's Department for two years (an investigation that ended six months before he spoke with Fr. Christopher, and before conducting any investigation of his… Continue reading HOW CAN BISHOP DEWANE EXPLAIN THE DOUBLE STANDARD?
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