Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

back at it

By Diogenes (articles ) | Nov 23, 2007

Remember the egregious Dale Fushek, Life-Teen founder, sometime Vicar General to Phoenix fee-nom Bishop Thomas O'Brien, known to the local cops as Dale Evans and known to have navigational problems with males?

Well, it appears Fushek is back in the ministry business, though no longer as a Catholic priest. He's leading non-denominational services:

On Thanksgiving Day, he said he was happy to be back before a group of worshippers.

"I feel alive again," he said after the two-hour morning service. "This was inspiring and beautiful. I thought there was a really good spirit among the people here."

Fushek said he started the nondenominational Praise and Worship Center as a place where people can come to worship between regular services, not as competition for the Catholic Church.

"This is not a church. It is not intended to draw people away from their denominations," he said.

I'd be interested to know if retired-Bishop O'Brien is among Fushek's congregants. He feels, after all, alive again.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Progress toward our July expenses ($33,493 to go):
$35,000.00 $1,507.00
96% 4%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

Show 2 Comments? (Hidden)Hide Comments
  • Posted by: - Nov. 23, 2007 10:42 PM ET USA

    He appearss to be flexing his bicep in that picture.

  • Posted by: - Nov. 23, 2007 8:36 PM ET USA

    "...in late 2005, when he was arrested on one count of assault, five counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and one count of indecent exposure..." Hmmm. Assault; delinquency; indecent exposure; non-denominational worship service. Practice makes perfect.

Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Making Moral Progress? 12 hours ago
Vatican statement clarifies duties of Catholic faithful after Obergefell decision July 2
Political battles vs. sacrificial service: The Brooks paradox revisited July 2
A Baptist leader with a message the Synod of Bishops should hear June 30
'Helpful' advice for social conservatives: ignore causes, deal with effects June 30

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Pope approves process for holding bishops accountable in abuse cases CWN - June 10
Pope Francis’ 2nd encyclical released (includes link to full text) CWN - June 18
US Supreme Court rules all states must recognize same-sex marriage CWN - June 26
Archbishop Nienstedt, auxiliary bishop resign CWN - June 15
Cardinal Kasper: Pope never approved my proposal CWN - June 4