Wednesday, July 20, 2011

If Night Befalls Your Father, You Don't Discard Him. You Just Don't


This post by Fr. Macrae really touched my heart and my ministry, especially the last line: "A sacrament cannot be simply discarded, even if the man who bears it is flawed. And for those accused, simply slamming the rectory door behind us on our way out might be the American way, but it is not the Catholic way."

There’s another scandal in the Catholic Church just under the radar. It’s what happens after Father is accused, and it would never happen in your own family.


Yes, we're all very tired of this mess, but there's more to this story that much be told. Here's the truth, along with a prisoner's call to respond first and foremost as faithful Catholics. The story is here this week at These Stone Walls...

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