Fr. Brian M. Reedy, SJ – Sexual Trauma Inside the Catholic Church

Into the Dawn
Into the Dawn
Fr. Brian M. Reedy, SJ - Sexual Trauma Inside the Catholic Church
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Father Brian is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Philosophy at LMU and a Lieutenant in the United States Navy Chaplain Corps.

In this episode we discuss:

  • His calling to become a priest and the role of a priest.
  • The truth about confession, and themes of guilt and shame in Catholicism.
  • Sexual abuse inside the Catholic Church, and efforts to heal the damage and prevent future abuse.
  • What celibate living entails for a priest and the benefit of not owning anything in the Jesuit community.
  • The difference between Moral Injury and PTSD.

Website: https://mission.lmu.edu/aboutus/sponsoringreligiouscommunities/jesuitcommunity/members/frbrianreedysj/

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