Priests being stressed out

  • Hour 3 of 12-17-19
  • A continued conversation about abortion, pro-life healing, and hope. Tim Tebow’s pro-life Super Bowl ad had a profound impact on one woman, so much so that when she saw it she decided not to have an abortion. There is hope for anyone who has had an abortion. Drew takes calls from people who share their story and what gave them the grace to avoid abortion.
  • The AP put a story out about priests struggling with lonliness, and stress, and it serves as a reminder that we need to pray for them. We should support them and do what we can as lay  people to make sure they are appreciated. Fr. David Simonetti joins Drew to share this thoughts, and he explains how Sunday afternoon after Mass is often times the hardest time of the week. Why not cook dinner and invite your pastor over next Sunday?!
  • Do you think we should hear the stories of priests who have abused? Should they be immediately written off and not given a second chance? Dr. Thomas Plante explains the psychological background which might cause abusers to commit this horrific crime. He agrees that they are often abused in their lives as well. How does forgiveness play into this and where do we draw the line? One man shares how he brother was abused and he was able to forgive.