Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Post Type Selectors

Susan Metzler Awarded Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice

December 12, 2022

Susan Metzler with her husband and Cardinal Thomas Collins

Congratulations to Susan Metzler who received the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice in recognition of her work in bringing justice and healing to victims of clerical sexual abuse.

On Monday, November 28, she was presented with the medal at a special Mass celebrated by Cardinal Thomas Collins of the Archdiocese of Toronto and Bishop Ronald Fabbro, CSB of the Diocese of London. This honour is awarded by the Pope to members of the clergy and laity for their service to the Church.

“Susan has received the Papal honour, Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice, for her many years of striving to bring about justice for allegations of sexual abuse of minors by clerics and religious from diocese across Canada. Susan works toward achieving just and fair settlements in these matters. Because of her many years of advocacy, she deserves the gratitude of the church and the Pontiff,” said Father David Katulski, CSB.

Susan Metzler is a partner at Miller Thomson LLP and has represented dioceses across Canada as well as the Basilian Fathers and other religious orders, communities, and congregations in allegations of sexual abuse of minors by members of the clergy.

Susan Metzler with Father David Katulski, CSB

Categories

Discerning, a Vocations Blog
General News
Stirrings
Uncategorized

Father Eduardo Rivera, CSB, Leads Celebratory Mass and Eucharistic Procession – Feast of St Thomas Aquinas, Houston TX.

The weeklong Festival of St. Thomas (Jan. 28 – Feb. 2) has become a tradition beloved by students and an iconic week of celebrating school, and Catholic identity. Hosted at […]

Read More

Ash Wednesday: Almsgiving as a Pathway to Peace

The history of Ash Wednesday and Lent are seen as more solemn times during the Liturgical year, as during this time many Catholics give up things or activities in an […]

Read More

Fr. Fulton delivers speech at CC’s inaugural State of the School Address – Novi, Michigan

On February 2nd, 2024, the Detroit Catholic Central Family gathered in the gymnasium for the inaugural State of the School Address, to reflect on the successes and future opportunities of […]

Read More

Scholastics Bishoy Dawood and Daniel Ryan installed into the ministry of Lector – Houston, TX.

Scholastics Bishoy Dawood and Daniel Ryan were installed into the ministry of Lector by Superior General Fr. Kevin Storey, CSB in the Congregation of St. Basil on February 5th, 2024. The […]

Read More

The Archdiocese of Bogotá, Colombia, celebrates the Vicarial Day of Thanksgiving for the gift of Consecrated Life.

(From left to right): Jose Enrique Hoyos CSB, Juan Gabriel Galviz CSB, Amaury Rafael Ramos Romero CSB, Deacon Anderson Fabián Úzuga CSB, Monsignor Lizardo Estrada OSA, Osman Enrique de la […]

Read More