Through an email released by SNAP to its leaders a few days ago, David Clohessy responded to the blog of "a relatively new leader" (that would be me), specifically the post entitled What's the SNAP Game Plan for the New Bishop of Scranton? Some thoughts from David Clohessy When SNAP issues public statements, like we… Continue reading Response from SNAP’s National Director to a recent post on Off My Knees
Another visit to the You Gotta Be Kidding Me File... On a snowy day in Scranton, one of the headlines in the Scranton Times-Tribune website reads "Pizzeria worker sees Jesus in sauce bucket on first Friday of Lent". Only a few days after the announcement that Monsignor Bambera will take over as Bishop of Scranton,… Continue reading Jesus is Alive, Well and Living in a Pizza Bucket in Scranton
Yesterday, the Vatican announced the appointment of Monsignor Joseph Bambera as the 10th Bishop of Scranton. I jumped right on this, I am a blogger, that is what I do. Other people jumped on it as well. SNAP issued a few statements yesterday. One of them was on Bishop-elect Bambera of Scranton. In the interest… Continue reading What’s the SNAP Game Plan for the New Bishop of Scranton?
By Michael Baumann The Vatican appointed Monsignor Joseph Bambera as the 10th Bishop of Scranton. Bishop-elect Bambera is a native of Carbondale, Pennsylvania and is only the second local priest to be appointed to lead the Scranton See. He has been running the day-to-day business of the Diocese since the premature retirement of Bishop Joseph Martino… Continue reading Vatican Appoints New Bishop of Scranton
It seems that our favorite rogue priest is rather talented at misrepresenting himself on the internet. He apparently is taking full advantage of his "computer skills" and putting himself out there on-line. Take this offering from his page on Classmates.com (sic): After High School I work as a professional model and actor. In 1990 I… Continue reading Father Gabriel, Former “Mr. Oregon”?
I believe that every survivor of sexual abuse, especially those who were attacked as children, needs to find some way to heal and move on with their life. There is no magic solution, there is no one path to a point where the past is in perspective and the baggage we carry can be put… Continue reading I believe in all paths to healing…
A report in Reuters and documented on a host of blogs and websites describes the latest tactic employed by priests in keeping their young "charges" in line. I am quoting the article in its entirety: WARSAW (Reuters Life!) - A Polish priest has installed an electronic reader in his church for schoolchildren to leave their… Continue reading Polish priest checks fingerprints for mass attendance