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

Abuse, Therapy and Spirituality: Reconciling the Three

By Quinn R. Conners, O.Carm., Ph.D. The mission statement of Healing Voices is powerful:  “…to reconcile our faith with the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual harm done to us.”  Such a vision is a challenge, and engaging in that process is a lifelong task.  One facet of that task is dealing with the impact that… Read More Abuse, Therapy and Spirituality: Reconciling the Three

Wrestling with Our Inner Angels, by Nancy Kehoe

Wrestling with Our Inner Angels: Faith, Mental Illness and the Journey to Wholeness A Book by Nancy Kehoe By The Bookworm Surprise! They invited me back to write another review. Either I did okay with Elie Wiesel’s Night or they’re hard up for contributions. Either way this review is about a book a survivor gave me… Read More Wrestling with Our Inner Angels, by Nancy Kehoe