With today’s release of the McCarrick report and recognizing the many victims for whom this report will reopen deep wounds, I express my sorrow and shame that that anyone representing the Church sexually abused them or turned a deaf ear to their cries.
I was inspired by the various stories of Spiritans, both those who had worked in the U.S. and those who had worked abroad. I imagined myself doing the work of the congregation and finding a deep sense of purpose in it.
The journey of true discernment involves sharing with a trusted person and or spiritual advisor, praying from the heart, asking God what He desires, listening to one’s inner self manifested in dreams, conversations, and daily choices and being open to God’s plan.
In collaboration with health and safety protocols from local, state, and federal health agencies, Holy Spirit Academy including the preschool (New Castle, PA) will shift to virtual learning until after the Thanksgiving break.
Out of an abundance of caution and in collaboration with health and safety protocols from local, state, and federal health agencies, the sixth grade at Holy Sepulcher Catholic Elementary School (Butler, PA) will participate in virtual learning for the next 14 days.
Out of an abundance of caution with guidance from health professionals who are encouraging vigilance and caution in the midst of an increase in positive COVID cases locally, as well as across the country, the Diocese of Pittsburgh will delay the start of the elementary school basketball season until January 2021.
Following guidance from the Allegheny County Health Department, Seton La Salle High School (Mt. Lebanon) will have a virtual learning day tomorrow (Friday) and the school building will be closed for all activities at least through Sunday, November 8, 2020.
Following Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Pennsylvania Department of Health protocols, along with guidance from the Allegheny County Health Department, 19 people involved with the Sacred Heart Elementary School (Pittsburgh/Shadyside) volleyball team will participate in online learning for 14 days.