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.

Dirge

Psalm 5: Prayer for Divine Help For the leader; with wind instruments. A psalm of David. 2 Give ear to my words, O Lord;     understand my sighing. 3 Attend to the sound of my cry,     my king and my God! For to you I will pray, Lord; 4     in the morning you will hear my voice;     in the morning I… Read More Dirge

Miserere

Have mercy, O God Miserere meu, Deus (by Allegri), sung by the Choir of New College, Oxford Miserere mei, Deus’ English Translation excerpts Have mercy on me, O God, according to Thy great mercy. According unto the multitude of Thy tender mercies remove my transgressions. Wash me thoroughly from my iniquities, and cleanse me from my sin. I knowingly… Read More Miserere

Reclaiming Integrity Lost to Clergy Abuse

Introduction Teresa Pitt Green, Co-Founder * When Mike suggested I introduce his reflection (below) on the distressing news of seminarians and priests suffering the fate of our shared experience of abuse, I couldn’t understand why. What Mike has to share reflects, already, everything The Healing Voices Magazine stands for. In short, we come together to… Read More Reclaiming Integrity Lost to Clergy Abuse