Wednesday, December 14, 2011
News on Father Pavone
This is one very good priest. Despite three months of imposed exile by his bishop, Father Pavone remains in good spirits and he is even organizing a pro-life seminar with the nuns in the convent where he is staying.
About a week ago, Abby Johnson posted a letter to Bishop Zurek on her blog, expressing her disappointment that Father Pavone would not be able to attend her acceptance into the Catholic Church and her reception of First Holy Communion. A very telling comment from a priest reveals that he had been turned away from the seminary by the same bishop, who said he did not have a vocation. This young man wisely went to another bishop and got permission to enter the seminary there. He has since been ordained and is a vibrant orthodox priest. Nothing more needs to be said, does it?
Lord, please bring about an end to this exile of Father Pavone and return him to the full-time pro-life work to which You have called him.