Rosary Beads

Teresa Pitt Green, Founder I carried rosary beads for years after I stopped praying them. I carried rosary beads  even after I made it clear to God we were no longer on speaking terms. Here’s my simple case for why you should too. In therapy, we all face how portions of our young lives were buried… Read More Rosary Beads

A Diocesan Victim Assistance Coordinator’s Role in Shrinking the Monster

By Norbert Krapf [1] In 2007, I composed a letter to the Bishop Gerald Gettelfinger of the Diocese of Evansville, Illinois, where I had been abused as a young boy by our parish priest 50 years earlier. I had just begun to talk openly about what happened to me and had begun to turn to… Read More A Diocesan Victim Assistance Coordinator’s Role in Shrinking the Monster

Book Review: Shrinking the Monster

Lamp, Lifeboat, Ladder By Teresa, Founder BOOK REVIEW Shrinking the Monster: Healing the Wounds of Our Abuse By Norbert Krapf Chicago, Illinois: ACTA Publications, In Extenso Press imprint, 2016 Shrinking the Monster: Healing the Wounds of Our Abuse is, by author Norbert Krapf’s description, a prose memoir about writing Catholic Boy Blues, which is a… Read More Book Review: Shrinking the Monster

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