Part of managing this blog is checking on the dashboard to see if anyone is reading what I post. In some cases I can see the referrers that bring readers to my blog. Of interest on the list of referrers, in the last few days especially, is Behan Communications. Behan Communications is a Public Affairs,… Continue reading Intriguing Referrer
Month: May 2009
Father Thomas Doyle on the Irish Child Abuse Report
Those who still hold to the institutional Church as their source of emotional security may well bray about anti-Catholicism, media sensationalism and exaggeration of what they claim to be an aberration. Such responses are mindless but far worse, they inflict even more pain on the thousands whose lives have been violated.
Foundation to Abolish Child Sex Abuse (FACSA) Action Alert
The Foundation to Abolish Child Sex Abuse (FACSA) has issued an "Action Alert" to garner support for the NY Child Victims Act (NY Assembly Bill 2596). If you are a victim who was abused in New York (even if you are not a resident of that state), know someone that was or are just concerned… Continue reading Foundation to Abolish Child Sex Abuse (FACSA) Action Alert
SNAP Event in Albany, New York on 2 June 2009
The Survivor's Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) is staging an event in Albany, New York on June 2 at the State Capital. You do not need to be a resident of the Empire State to participate in this event. As a child I was brought to New York City by Father Gibson so… Continue reading SNAP Event in Albany, New York on 2 June 2009
Taking a short break
Today was a great day! My oldest son graduated from college in New York this morning. On the scale of what is important in my life, this is about as good as it will ever be. So for now, I intend to enjoy this for a few days. I will get back to posting when… Continue reading Taking a short break
Kay Ebeling is Back on City of Angels 5: Hope 2009
Kay Ebeling was recently fired from her position at LA City Buzz Examiner for pissing off the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Once again, a bunch of pedophile apologists/protectors were deeply wounded by a person asking hard questions. Poor babies! Personally, I think you deserve a medal for your struggle against the idiots that continue to… Continue reading Kay Ebeling is Back on City of Angels 5: Hope 2009
Building an Online Community for Survivors of Clerical Sexual Abuse.
I am trying to work out where I want to go with this blog. Now that I am over 50 posts into this little exercise in free speech I am struggling with where to go next. I am trying to find out what I should be talking about and what voice I should use to… Continue reading Building an Online Community for Survivors of Clerical Sexual Abuse.
Diocese of Scranton Continues to Hide Pedophile Priests
The Diocese of Scranton has more pedophiles in the closet. Obviously they don't want you, the parishioners of the Diocese, the media or law enforcement to be aware of any of this. The latest name to be added to the Diocese of Scranton's growing list of pedophiles is Father Austin E. Flanagan. Father Flanagan (not… Continue reading Diocese of Scranton Continues to Hide Pedophile Priests
Fear and Doubt
Thirty-five years later and I still have moments of terror. He had shown up in my life while I was in college and caused me to panic, the flight instinct kicking in and sending me into a spiral. He was always there in the back of my head and in the forefront of my… Continue reading Fear and Doubt