Abuse by Nuns is Making News – Take Action Now

Hi friends, I want to alert you to a segment on The Abuse of Children by Nuns that will air on CBS Morning News on Tuesday, October 23rd at 7:30 am on your CBS channel. I and others from Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) are featured in the program.   The abuse […]

Apology should be followed by action

Apologies are not enough When you’re wronged, it’s nice to hear the words, “I’m sorry, please forgive me.” I learned that much in Catholic school — a long, long time ago. I also learned that apology alone is never enough. We need to mend what we break and promise never to do it again.However, Pope Francis […]

HB1155 – Eliminate the Statute of Limitations

Let’s Work Together to Eliminate the Statute of Limitations As survivors of sexual abuse, most of us can attest to the fact that the criminal act of sexual assault, especially of a child, can take years and years to uncover. Because my abuser was a priest, the trauma overwhelmed me. I buried the truth until I […]

Six Decisions to Make for Happiness and Success

Did you know happiness and success are your decision? For many who have been abused – by a priest, or any other authority figure – feelings of happiness and success can be hard to come by. Abuse can take the foundation out from under you, leaving powerlessness and helplessness as the norm. I struggled for […]