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Safe Environment Training02-23-2020David Lins
This morning, I heard some parishioners grumbling. They were frustrated that some clergy have perpetrated heinous acts against children & vulnerable adults—and now parishioners are being punished by having to jump through flaming hoops (including attending “irrelevant” safe environment classes) just for the privilege of volunteering, when it should be the clergy who need the training.
On the surface, this seems ridiculous.
Except there are several problems with this narrative. Let’s explore them.
- It hasn’t only been clergy who have perpetrated these crimes in the Catholic Church (along with virtually every denomination). Youth group leaders, religious education instructors, maintenance workers, teachers, and others have been convicted. And these crimes have taken place all over church properties. READ MORE
Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, Feb 26
Feb 26, 2020
Liturgy of the Word with distribution of Ashes: 7:00am
Mass with distribution of Ashes: 8:00am, 12:00pm, 6:00pm
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