3 Ways to Rebuild Trust

The current crisis in the Church has many levels. There are those who have been victims of clerical sexual abuse. Some of them are minors, and some of them, though adults — even seminarians and younger priests — have... Read More

Ministering to Victims

In the current climate, there is a chance that, in the course of your ministry, you will be contacted...

Feeling Helpless, but not Hopeless

Not so long ago, a priest friend of mine who knew of my interest in the early Church asked...

Living with Joy in the Face of the Abuse Crisis

After writing in a recent issue of The Priest magazine about how living a life of joy and hope...


What the Laity Needs from You

In the days since the Pennsylvania grand jury report, I have gone into the desert. I am writing these... Read More

Working toward Redemption

Some verses are timeless. “I urge you, brothers, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ … that there... Read More