Children of Catholic priests live with secrets and sorrow
With his parents already dead, Jim Graham pleaded with his Aunt Kathryn and Uncle Otto to tell him the truth about his family. Finally, Kathryn unfolded a newsletter published by a Catholic religious order and slid it across the table. She jabbed a finger at a picture of a sad, balding figure wearing a priestâs clerical collar.
âOnly the principals know for sure,â she said, âbut this may be your father.â
Jim Graham studied the picture. Those were his eyes, his nose, his mouth. Then he skimmed the obituary of the priest, the Rev. Thomas Sullivan, a cleric who had graduated from Boston College and trained for the priesthood in Tewksbury....
Rodney, look what happened to the last lot in history comparing humans to grass hoppers ğ. True holy Bible Christian Catholic, Blessings in the name of our Lord and saviour, Christ Jesus. I continue to remember your family in my prayers brother, I pray your nieces and nephews are OK, I continually pray for their quickening by the Holy Spirit.
Christopher000 wrote: You and Rodankle are nothing but schoolyard bullies. Neither of you can stand anyone who's bigger, better, smarter, stronger, and more handsome. Tragic, really. I'm not even angry, but saddened over whatever happened to you as children that's made you lash out this way.
Hey, I resemble that remark! Jus 'cause everone else is bigger, better, smarter, stronger, and more handsomer than me don't mean that I have to take this sitting down. And what's this here about my childhood? Just 'cause I were dropped in a vat of Vegermite when I was knee high to a grasshopper don't mean nothin'. Specially comin' from a full fledged Vegermite addict.
To continue, I was in juvi from 15-18. There was a Catholic Priest during my years there, Father whatever, an older guy, who ran the chapel, and oversaw Sunday services, etc. Once in a while he would pick two kids and take them to stay at his home for the weekend. No set thing, and there was no list or anything, he just picked who he wanted, whenever he wanted. Everyone coveted a weekend away and always hoped they'd pick them for a two day furlough. I finally got picked along with another kid who was in my cottage (that's what the housing were called). Anyway, I don't remember what we all did, but the two of us slept in a bedroom with two single beds separated by a nightstand. The last morning we woke up at the same time, assuming to a noise or something, and this Priest was standing inbetween the two beds in a white t-shirt and underwear just looking down at us. We looked at him, and then looked at each other, silently saying with our minds, "What the". He seemed startled, didnt say a single word, and walked out of the room. Not sure what he had in mind at the time, but a creepy incident, for sure.
TrueHolyBibleChristianCatholic writes: Concubinism--Ahem--HARLOTRY & WHOREDOMS (Whether They Be Between Males & Females, Males & Males, Females & Females Or Even Females [Or Males] & Beasts-/-Animals) Still Festers, To This Very Day, Hour, Minute & SECOND--Within & Throughout THE SATANIC ROMAN "CATHOLIC" CULT OF POPISH "JESUITIC" VATICANISM aka
Unfortunately, all too true. Although they're finding it more and more difficult to hide here in the US, and get away with the things they used to, I always wonder what the situation is in other countrys where the church still rules, and the Priests held in high regard, even by local authorities.
You and Rodankle are nothing but schoolyard bullies. Neither of you can stand anyone who's bigger, better, smarter, stronger, and more handsome. Tragic, really. I'm not even angry, but saddened over whatever happened to you as children that's made you lash out this way.
I'm not quite sure why this never came to mind until just yesterday, but I had an incident with a priest when I was around 16-17 that I'll post up. No contact, I hope, anyway, but creepy, for sure.
So, before I start on you Christopher, remember, big girls don't cry, so put your hanky away. What's this industrial size jar of Vegemite doing showing up on ya bench, I do believe we have solid proof?
Christopher000 wrote: John, BM is right about your circular reasoning/logic and she's not only referring to your response question, but your logic in this area as a whole. Nor do you ever venture away from your canned, predictable responses, no matter what anyone says, how many times they say it, and no matter what sorts of proof they provide. Knowing what you do concerning the church of Rome, there isn't one, single valid, excusable reason for remaining. I can only hope that you see clearly one day and that the Lord lays some special topics on your Pastors heart for your benefit.
Pastor Steve's sermons have been very edifying ever since I started to attend that Baptist Church last September. I am glad I am a substitute usher on Sundays when needed. I have made a lot of friends at that Baptist Church.
Witnessing to catholics many souls won by this message
-IMPROVED AUDIO QUALITY VERSION- This beautifully presented sermon is the MOST EFFECTIVE sermon ever heard on this topic,many Catholics have been won to Jesus through this sermon, so I share it with you, play it to a catholic, make copies, leave them on every car at a catholic church, listen to it and you will understand..
2Tim2f these things put them in remembrance, charging them before the Lord that they strive not about words to no profit, but to the subverting of the hearers. 15 Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth. 16 But shun profane and vain babblings: for they will increase unto more ungodliness. 17 And their word will eat as doth a canker: of whom is Hymenaeus and Philetus; 18 Who concerning the truth have erred, saying that the resurrection is past already; and overthrow the faith of some. 19 Nevertheless the foundation of God standeth sure, having this seal, The Lord knoweth them that are his. And, Let every one that nameth the name of Christ depart from iniquity.
You just got the withdrawal kicking in mate, due to lack of Vegemite, your hands get a bit shaky Christopher, so put down the your Barbie dolls, and go grab some Vegemite toast and you'll find it easier to concentrate when you come back
John yurich, G'day mate, please consider; Proverbs 3:5-7. 5Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. 6In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. 7Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil.