Thursday, September 16, 2010

Saint Brendan Parish, Bellingham, MA: Holy Hour this Saturday for the parish and Father David Mullen

I've never met Father David Mullen, but if I had children I'd seriously consider moving to Bellingham in order to join his parish. All you have to do is explore the parish website to understand why.

This Saturday, September 18, the parish plans a special Holy Hour at 10:00 AM. (This is in addition to the parish's regular Saturday Exposition, Adoration, Confessions and Benediction from 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM.)

Why the additional Holy Hour?

To pray for the parish and Father Mullen during his scheduled meeting with Sean Cardinal O'Malley.
The meeting appears to be the culmination of the parish's eight year old struggle with the Archdiocese of Boston over the latter's so called "Safe Environment" programs, particularly one called "Talking About Touching." (TAT)

This point of this post isn't to elaborate on the intrinsic evil of the "TAT" program. Others have done that far more thoroughly than I have—including Father David Mullen and his parishioners.
My request is simple. Please join the Saint Brendan's parishioners in their prayers. Thank you.

To get an idea of Father Mullen's efforts in protecting his parish—particularly the kids in it—go