Four Ways Dorothy Day Overcame Loneliness – And You Can Too

In an Aletia post of this same title, Fr. Michael Rennier discusses the particularly intense loneliness in the life of Dorothy Day – and ways she dealt with it. Excerpt: Known for her social activism on behalf of the poor and her commitment to peace and nonviolence, Dorothy Day inspired countless people by her life and… Read More Four Ways Dorothy Day Overcame Loneliness – And You Can Too

Reach for Healing This Easter

Amy Cordon  Director, Office of Child and Youth Protection and Victim Assistance  Diocese of Baton Rouge, Louisiana The Bible contains timeless patterns and themes that speak to the human spirit like grace, faith, atonement, promises and healing. My favorite recurring scriptural theme is how Jesus often utilizes a particular sequence. In some ways, He’s predictable.… Read More Reach for Healing This Easter

Child Abuse Prevention – Special 2018 Edition

Our Third Year, Our Third Child Abuse Prevention Special Edition Mike Hoffman, Co-Founder We all play a role in preventing child abuse in our Church and in society as a whole. In this third annual Healing Voices Child Abuse Prevention Edition, adult survivors of childhood abuse express themselves in a heartfelt way and powerful way.… Read More Child Abuse Prevention – Special 2018 Edition

The Call and Privilege of Ministry to and with Survivors

By Rev. Larry Dowling Over these many years, I have had the privilege of walking with victims of child and youth sexual abuse. Some of those abusers were brother priests. I have also had the privilege of working with some incredible practitioners of healing for victims. A few years ago, I was asked to give… Read More The Call and Privilege of Ministry to and with Survivors