ROUND TABLE: Resignation of Marie Collins

ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION Question Around the Table: What’s Your Response to the Resignation of Marie Collins from the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors? FYI: Marie Collins’s statement on resigning, as posted on Twitter, is here. Mike I was so sad to hear of Marie’s resignation from the Commission. Her voice was powerful, steadfast and… Read More ROUND TABLE: Resignation of Marie Collins

Special Edition for Victim Assistance and Survivor Ministry

The Healing Voices Magazine V2 N1 February 2017 Special Edition: Victim Assistance Coordinators   This Special Issue of The Healing Voices Magazine has been produced for (although not solicited by) the 2017 Child and Youth Protection Catholic Leadership Conference. In this Special Issue, we have focused on the experiences that survivors of abuse by clergy… Read More Special Edition for Victim Assistance and Survivor Ministry

Round Table: Fondest Childhood Memories at Christmas

What are the fondest memories you have as a child during Christmas?  Kathy As I child, I try to reflect on my fondest memories of the Christmas Season. I think back of the beautiful manger that sat underneath our Christmas tree and how Mary, Joseph and the shepherds surrounded baby Jesus with love. I often… Read More Round Table: Fondest Childhood Memories at Christmas

Round Table: How Have Pets Played a Role in Our Lives as Survivors?

Kathy Many people find their love and support through family and friends in their most difficult times in life. At twelve years old, after I was subjected to clergy abuse by a trusted family priest, I did not have that support. Instead, I found myself clinging to my furry family dog for comfort. Trusting anyone… Read More Round Table: How Have Pets Played a Role in Our Lives as Survivors?