Currabawn:
Sound thinking
and Spirituality

A blog by Fr. Colin McKenna
North by Northwest

Sometimes, it’s not easy being Catholic

Vocation Director Father Kachuba enlists the help of every priest

> See complete list of posts

Latest Articles from
our Featured Authors

Betrayal and fight for forgiveness
By Joe Pisani

Let us magnify the Lord together
By Denise Bossert

Freud’s view: ‘Lieben und Arbeiten’
By Thomas H. Hicks


Latest Issue



Canonization of Two Popes: A Blog Series

The canonizations of Pope John XXIII and Pope John Paul II April 27 will mark a historic moment for the Catholic Church. Read posts from scholars and theologians that explore the meaning of their lives and contributions.


News By Month
For a complete list of articles visit our News Archive






Click here to learn more
.

Kairos Pilgrimages is the official distributor of Opera Romana Pellegrinaggi (ORP), which works to accompany pilgrims with spiritual assistance and logistics. It promotes pilgrimages to Lourdes, Fatima, Rome, the Holy Land, and other important destinations.


FCC Home    News    Current & Past Issues    Advertise   




DIOCESAN STATEMENT
| December 08, 2011
Posted in Local News

Share


STATEMENT ON MSGR KEVIN WALLIN

News of Msgr. Kevin Wallin's arrest comes with a sense of shock and concern on the part of the Diocese and the many people of Fairfield County who have known him as a gifted, accomplished and compassionate priest.

Msgr. Wallin resigned as Pastor of St. Augustine Parish in June 2011, a post he had held for nine years. At the time, he told parishioners and friends that he was struggling with a number of health and personal issues. He was granted a sabbatical in July of 2011.

During his sabbatical, the Diocese became concerned about Msgr. Wallin's wellbeing and has reached out to him. To date, he has not spoken directly with diocesan officials.

His faculties for public ministry were suspended in May 2012, and he has not been reassigned. The Diocese stands ready to help as it has throughout the past two years. We ask for prayers for Msgr. Wallin during the difficult days ahead for him.


The United States Attorney's Office has informed the Diocese of Bridgeport that Michael Moynihan has pled guilty to federal criminal charges in connection with his financial improprieties at St. Michael¹s Parish in Greenwich where he was formerly pastor.   His plea was entered in Federal District Court in New Haven.

Links regarding Michael Moynihan

Parish Corporation Statement Concerning the Plea of Michael Moynihan

Msgr. J. Peter Cullen's letter to St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church

Timeline of events

Diocesan Statement