This Healing Voices ROUND TABLE offers four essays to create a powerful testimony for the peace created when circles of adult survivors of clergy abuse gather together. My one qualification for introducing these four points of view is that I have not (yet) had the experience. So, I can join you with awe and hope… Read More ROUND TABLE Peace Circles: Voices, Stories, Peace
Teresa Hartnett I’ve been writing a series of articles for Orthodoxy in Dialogue, which is a leading blog for the Orthodox Church published and edited by doctoral students of theology at the University of Toronto. In my first article, Many Wounds, One Savior: Fullness of Life After Clergy Abuse, finally I’ve been able to capture… Read More Many Wounds, One Savior: Fullness of Life After Clergy Abuse
Miguel Prats As a survivor of abuse by a priest, the passing of Cardinal Bernard Law brought back old feelings of anger and betrayal. It’s always been hard for me to live knowing that he knew Fr. John Geoghan was a serial child rapist and knew of others, too. I found it unfathomable to read,… Read More When Cardinal Bernard Law Passed Away
The Epiphany is a source of grace and understanding for Christians, particularly Catholics who are unsure about those of us abused by clergy. Here are three reasons why. Perhaps you’ll be inspired by this brief read to rethink how you relate to survivors of abuse who are … Read More Fellow Travelers
Excerpt by Ed Mazza, HUFFINGTON POST, April 25, 2017 “A single individual is enough for hope to exist, and that individual can be you.” In a surprise appearance via video at the TED 2017 conference in Vancouver, Canada, on Tuesday evening, Pope Francis said that tenderness is “the path of choice for the strongest, most courageous men and… Read More Pope Francis Gives a TED Talk
Excerpt for our Christmas 2017 Issue Adrian Molina, HUFFINGTON POST, June 23, 2017 Whether your depression is situational or chronic, or part of a larger diagnosis, there are proven, simple ways to fight against the symptoms–and even the biochemical imbalance itself. December is the perfect month to choose one idea and give it a try. For a… Read More 11 Healthful Habits for Fighting Depression
Christmas is a time to share stories of wisdom. Here’s some wisdom: On the road of life, make sure to double check other people’s directions.
For our Christmas 2017 Issue, a different kind of tree wisdom.