This month I asked the Survivors Voices Panel: Who was the first person you told about your abuse, and how did they respond? You can find the first set of responses in Part 1 here. The remaining answers are below. Please tread lightly - you are stepping onto sacred ground.
This month’s topic came from the suggestion of one survivor, who was reflecting on his own experience of telling his story for the first time. So, I as…
Welcome to the August edition of the In Spirit and Truth Reading Roundup! As always, there’s been a lot happening, so I hope this helps you catch up an…
Until 2018, there was a story I told myself about the sexual abuse crisis in my Church. I think it’s a pretty common story among American Catholics, at…
The latest episode of America Media’s “Church Meets World” podcast focuses on the abuse crisis in the United States Catholic Church, three years after …
I returned yesterday from a beautiful weekend retreat with a group of five dear friends who are survivors of clergy sexual abuse. We talked, laughed, c…
This month, I asked the In Spirit and Truth Survivor Voices Panel to respond to this question: What is one thing that you have found helpful in your he…
Welcome to the second edition of the new In Spirit and Truth Reading Roundup! (If you missed the first one, including my intro to this feature, you can…
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