Friends, The incredible pace of news stories these days has pushed the CBS report on nun abuse from tomorrow’s schedule. As of now, I don’t have a new time for the show. But will keep you informed as I get word. Be well. Mary
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 […]
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 […]
Book festival fun this weekend at Island Books on Mercer Island.
Book groups are everywhere. You can hardly throw a Kindle these days without hitting one. And some of those book groups are amazing.
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 […]
Spotlight is that rare film that deals with both the worst of people and the best of people and lets us know that we hold the keys to the solution for so many of our problems.
See that nice man, holding the little girl’s hand? That’s the priest who abused me and thirty other children.
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 […]
The SPOTLIGHT is on abusive priests. You must see this illuminating and critically acclaimed film, opening November 20th across the country.