Courageous Conversations - October 28
Responding to the Catholic Church Clergy Sex Abuse Crisis
Christ Our Light will hold a gathering to provide time for our parishioners, and anyone else who is interested, to come together to pray and discuss the clergy/church leadership sex abuse crisis that is rocking our church. Many people are experiencing deep sadness, anger, confusion, pain, and suffering due to these horrific charges, allegations, and cover up. It is heartbreaking to learn of the suffering of the victims, and to hear that leaders in our church opted for scandal-management over the protection of children and the well-being of adults. We need safe places and relationships to face and respond to the Catholic Church Clergy Sexual Abuse Crisis. We need opportunities to gather together to reflect, pray, and listen to each other to discover and assign meanings to this experience. Trained facilitators will help guide us in small groups, and will be available for individual conversations as needed.