The video of the "Path Forward" Symposium held by the Movement to Restore Trust at Canisius College on December 7 is worth watching, but it doesn't capture the whole story. Laity, we need help.
After decades in existence, this Buffalo-area lay group, with its unique access to our bishops, has watched our diocese slide from crisis to catastrophe all the while remaining aloof, unaccountable for their "advice," and virtually unknown to the laity. Until now. The man-made catastrophe of the Johnstown flood of 1889 could have been avoided. That was… Continue reading Silence gives consent: Bishop’s Council of the Laity
The 24-4 vote of confidence on Bishop Richard Malone's leadership by a diocesan lay group is troubling on its surface. By definition, this is a highly skewed lay group that we laity do not appoint. [continue reading at link above]
These laypeople represent YOU, me, and our precious families. What informed their decisions in their vote on Saturday? FIND OUT. [Please see UPDATE below] Committed Catholics (pictured) were trying to send a message to fellow laypeople attending a meeting with Bishop Richard Malone on September 14. One of the people representing us at this historic… Continue reading Who represented YOU at this meeting? Make phone calls! Ask questions.