Pastoral Reflections

September 2018

Sep 30

September 30, 2018

A week ago Friday, on September 21, the priests of the Archdiocese gathered with Archbishop Sartain for discussion and prayer. Fr. Michael and I were part of this gathering and we both found it very helpful. The focus of the day was the sexual abuse crisis and its impact on our parishioners and on ourselves. The Archbishop opened the meeting...
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Sep 9

September 9, 2018

I want to say thank you. So many of you have offered words of support and assured Fr. Michael and me of your prayers over these past three weeks. I also want to thank those of you who have written and spoken directly to Fr. Michael and me about your deep concerns over the sexual abuse crisis. I want to thank you for your willingness to be...
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