Letter to a Suffering Church
The sexual abuse scandal has gripped the Catholic Church for the past thirty years, and continues to wreak havoc even today. It's been a diabolical masterpiece, one that has compromised the work of the Church in every way and has left countless lives in ruin. Many Catholics are understandably asking, “Why should I stay? Why not abandon this sinking ship before it drags me or my children under?"
In this stirring manifesto, Bishop Robert Barron, founder of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries and Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, explains why this is not the time to leave, but the time to stay and fight.
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I share the following from Raquel Cerveny, daughter of Al Dobel.
Eternal rest grant unto him O Lord, and may the perpetual light shine upon him.
Tami and I are heartbroken to share the news that our sweet dad, a grandfather, uncle, brother and good friend to so many, has passed away due to complications with Parkinson’s earlier this morning. Dad was a beacon of light for all those whose path he crossed, his quiet faith the bedrock of his life.
Born in Sacramento, Ca. March 23, 1936 to Loretta (Donovan) and George Dobel, dad...Read more
Please pray for the happy repose of the soul of Rose Ann Gold, the 37 year old granddaughter of Rose Boggs who was tragically killed in an auto accident this past Wednesday. Rose leaves behing two daughters aged 12 and 10.
Some of you may remember Rose (Jones), while a teenager, she lived with grandma and sang in the Parish Choir. Pray for all her family and friends at this most difficult time.