A Clergy-Abuse Survivor’s Prayer-Service Reflection

Mike Hoffman, Founder On August 26, 2018, as the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report and news of former-Cardinal McCarrick’s predatory behavior was just hitting the news, Mike Hoffman addressed a prayer services focused on healing in the Church which had been scheduled for months prior to the summer news revelations. That speech is reprinted here, now.… Read More A Clergy-Abuse Survivor’s Prayer-Service Reflection

A Survivor’s Testimony at the Bishop’s Baltimore Conference: T. Pitt Green

On November 11, 2018, Teresa Pitt Green, a survivor of clergy abuse as a child and teen, provided testimony during the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ day of prayer at their General Assembly held in Baltimore, Maryland. Her testimony is provided here for our readers, along with a link to the prayer service the USCCB… Read More A Survivor’s Testimony at the Bishop’s Baltimore Conference: T. Pitt Green

A Survivor’s Testimony at the Bishop’s Baltimore Conference: Luis A. Torres, Jr.

On November 11, 2018, Luis A. Torres, Jr., a survivor of clergy abuse as a child, provided testimony during the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ day of prayer at their General Assembly held in Baltimore, Maryland. His testimony is provided here for our readers, along with a link to the prayer service the USCCB posted… Read More A Survivor’s Testimony at the Bishop’s Baltimore Conference: Luis A. Torres, Jr.

Tips for Dealing with Depression

For those survivors, family members and others who wrestle with symptoms of depression or other chronic mental illnesses, some common-sense tips from others who manage chronic mental illness can be very helpful. For those providing pastoral care, these tips are especially helpful because they support good mental health care approaches but also offer an overview… Read More Tips for Dealing with Depression