Father Robet Couture is being sentenced this afternoon (Monday):
Monday, 03 October 2016: 2 pm, sentencing,Windsor Superior Court of Justice (245 Windsor Avenue), Windsor, Ontario
Father Couture, a priest with the Diocese of London, Ontario, was charged April 2013 with theft over $5,000, and was found guilty December 2015 after a trial by jury . Couture stole between $170,000 and $234,000 from Ste. Anne Parish in Tecumseh for his own personal use.
Defence lawyer asked that Couture be spared jail time. Assistant Crown attorney Tom Meehan asked for a ajil term of 15 months and two years probation.
If anyone hears news of the outcome please pass it along.
Please pray for all those whose faith has been damaged by the selfish and criminal actions of this priest.
Father Jacques Faucher will be sentenced tomorrow (Tuesday) at 2 pm
Tuesday, 04 October:
2 pm 10 am sentencing, Ottawa Ontario courthouse (161 Elgin St.
I believe the hearings will again be conducted in French. I encourage those who can do so to attend, particularly those of you who are fortunate enough to be bilingual
Faucher, a priest with the Archdiocese of Ottawa, Ontario was charged February 2013 and convicted March 2016 on six counts of indecent assault. The charges date to the 1970s.
At the time of conviction the Ottawa Archdiocese announced that Faucher’s suspension from ministry and prohibition from representing himself as a priest would continue “indefinitely.”
Not good enough! This wolf in sheep’s clothing must be defrocked. He is unfit to be a priest. It matters no whether he is in ‘in ministry’ or not, he is unfit to be a priest.
I commend the victims for their courage in coming forward. Please keep them in your prayers.
As most of you know from my previous blog, Father Robyn Quinton Gwyn, a priest with the Archdiocese of Kingston Ontario, was found guilty by Superior Court Justice Wolfram Tausendfreund 29 September 2016.
I have been watching and waiting for coverage in the Kingston Whig Standard, and here it is, a great recap by Sue Yanagisawa:
03 October 2016: Retired priest convicted of sexual assault
As always, please keep the victim in your prayers.
Some of you may have missed this article regarding clerical molester Father Ronald Leger, Viatorian priest and former student and teacher at the Cornwall Ontario Classical College
29 September 2016: Former Winnipeg priest convicted of sex abuse of boys granted day parole
Unbelievable, is it not? As I commented elsewhere, he got a paltry two years for sexually abusing three boys, and after serving a mere seven or eight months had the audacity to ask for full parole!!! This wolf in sheep’s clothing – who has destroyed how many lives? – really does not think he deserves to be in jail!
Bad enough. The parole board denied him full parole, but turned around and granted him day parole!!!!
The predatory priest believes he’s above spending two years in jail for raping the souls of innocent and trusting children. Ditto the parole board. The fact that he’s not out on full parole is really irrelevant: he’s out and about every day!
Please keep the victims in your prayers. This must be very hard for them to understand and stomach.
Enough for now,