Many Wounds, One Savior: Fullness of Life After Clergy Abuse

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

Personal Courage of the Abuse Survivor at Christmastime

Michael D. Hoffman From the Oxford dictionary, Advent is defined as the “arrival of a notable person or thing.” As Christians, we wait in anticipation of Jesus’ arrival and the peace, comfort and joy in our hearts which that brings. I believe this with all my heart. However, the simple spirit of the season of… Read More Personal Courage of the Abuse Survivor at Christmastime

Requiescat in Pace: Barbara Blaine

Requiescat in Pace: Barbara Blaine By Michael D. Hoffman and Teresa Hartnett We didn’t personally know Barbara Blaine. Her sudden passing occurred at the time this issue was being produced, so we have hastened to add this acknowledgement of Barbara Blaine’s powerful voice among survivors of clergy abuse. For 30+ years, Ms. Blaine advocated for… Read More Requiescat in Pace: Barbara Blaine