It is only by God’s grace that I’m still Catholic (and a seminarian)…

Posted June 11, 2019 12:29 pm by Editor

It is only by God’s grace that I’m still Catholic (and a seminarian)…

I was in first grade when the Boston Globe broke the news of the priest sex abuse scandals in 2002. Although I cannot remember the details of this particular event, I certainly recall how the crisis tainted the priesthood. I grew up hearing, and believing, the stereotype that all priests were “creepy pedophiles.” I grew up around other kids and adults who made snarky jokes about “pedophile priests…

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