Fr. Larry Dowling, St. Agatha Church, Chicago In my work over twenty-five years as a priest, with over 20 years in two parishes where I followed a priest-abuser, this is the question that will often be expressed from those abused. “Where was God when this was happening to me?” The question is especially poignant when… Read More Where Was God When This Was Happening to Me?
Kathleen Wilson Do you ever start noticing words or phrases or quotes keep popping up in your live so often that you begin to think of them as a message? A message that arrives to relate to your life and then moves you to send your own message out? This has been happening quite a… Read More I Thirst
Deborah Kloos Forgiveness has been a cornerstone in my healing, and my healing from abuse has freed me to do things I never thought I would do. I never thought I would be speaking at my father’s funeral, whom I was estranged from for 30 years. I was afraid of my father as a child.… Read More Requiescat in Pace
RESILIENCE / noun / re sil ience the ability to become strong, healthy, or successful again after something bad happens