Sr. M. Stephania Newell, a Sister of St. Francis of the Martyr of St. George and director of the office of consecrated life in the La Crosse Diocese, said Archbishop Listecki influenced the men and women religious and consecrated people in the diocese.If this is a widespread problem, sounds like something for the Vatican to investigate. For one thing, I sure haven't noticed religious orders' solicitations for money mentioning members' disrespect for the hierachy.
“In general, the religious men and women and consecrated persons in our diocese have, I think, a greater respect for him as a bishop that they haven’t always had, as they haven’t always had a respect for the hierarchy of the church,” Sr. M. Stephania said.
Wednesday, January 13, 2010
Our Archdiocesan weekly reviewed Accomplishments, memories in La Crosse of Bishop Listecki. Among the accomplishments,