Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

bringing the temple to the moneychangers

By Jeff (articles ) | Aug 19, 2003

A Rochester acquaintance tells me that among the confessionals being auctioned there this weekend is the one used by Archbishop Sheen while he was ordinary there.

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 September expenses ($20,279 to go):
$35,000.00 $14,720.73
58% 42%
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 1 Comments? (Hidden)Hide Comments
  • Posted by: - Aug. 19, 2003 10:06 PM ET USA

    I am appalled that confessionals would be "auctioned off" as if they were no more than antique furniture. I hope that somewhere, faithful Catholics are buying these items up and turning them over to churches, etc. This is only one step above auctioning relics of saints on eBay.

Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Targeting the Pope? 16 hours ago
Gregory the Great, Christ, the Church and the Soul in the Song of Songs 18 hours ago
New Ebook on Renewal and Evangelization September 15
More evidence that you can't trust the Pill September 15
Did Cardinal McCarrick compare Allah to the Trinity? September 15

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days