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Spiritual Counseling to Survivors of Clergy Sex Abuse and Their Families

National Board Member Emeritus of
 The Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests (SNAP)

Coordinator Emeritus of the Seattle Chapter of SNAP

If you have been sexually assaulted by clergy, religious, or a church employee,
it is never too late to find healing and reclaim control of your life.

Begin here:  SNAP - Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests

Your abuser(s) could be listed on this database:

Wedding Ceremonies
I want the couples I serve to enjoy a perfect wedding that exceeds their expectations.  I begin with a positive attitude towards love and marriage. 
Together, we plan a ceremony that celebrates the special love they share.

39 Popes Were Married!
Information from this essay was used in Deborah Norville's July 7th, 2004 MSNBC special "Celibacy",
and HBO's "America Undercover: Celibacy" by Anthony Thomas which aired on June 28, 2004.

Sexual Politics in the Priesthood
I wrote this essay to Voice of the Faithful in the Fall of 2007.

Is Homosexuality in the Roman Catholic Priesthood connected to clergy sexual abuse?
I gave this call-for-research presentation at the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion in Louisville, KY on October 17, 2008.

Kristin Lombardi on the Married Priesthood
With an introduction by Rev. Thomas Doyle, O.P.