Skip to comments.2nd Employee at Catholic School Plans Same-Sex Marriage; School CEO Says She is Welcome to Stay
Posted on 01/08/2014 5:53:31 AM PST by marshmallow
A part-time employee of a Seattle-area Catholic school has announced that she is planning a same-sex wedding in August and the schools president and CEO says that she is welcome to stay, according to a local media report.
In December, Mark Zmuda, the vice principal at Eastside Catholic School, was dismissed after his summer same-sex wedding became a matter of public knowledge. A local newspaper reported that the dismissal followed a conversation between Archbishop J. Peter Sartain and the schools president and CEO, Sister Mary Tracy. The vice principals dismissal led 400 of the schools students to protest.
On January 7, Stephanie Merrow, a part-time drama coach at the school, announced that she will wed another woman in the summer and said that she feared for her job.
Im doing this to support the kids, and what the kids are trying to do is get to the Pope and change the Church, said Merrow, according to a KING-TV report.
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Permitting an openly homosexual educator in a Catholic school is akin to Adam and Eve allowing their children to be brought up by a serpent. I don’t care what the Pope’s position is on homosexuals, the fact is these people are living in sin, and until they renounce their anti-Christian ways and seek forgiveness from God, they have no business educating children who are attempting to learn in the same vein as Catholics before them.
This is a disgusting spectacle.
Wonder how long the administration will last there. I’m not Catholic, however, I’d think that their tenets probably don’t say “Support our faith, except for the parts you happen to personally disagree with.”.
Im doing this to support the kids, and what the kids are trying to do is get to the Pope and change the Church, said Merrow, according to a KING-TV report.”
Gee, no agenda there.
Stephanie Merrow, a part-time drama coach...It seems most gays are involved in "drama" in one way or another.
Im doing this to support the kids, and what the kids are trying to do is get to the Pope and change the Church,
Because after all, high school kids are smarter and better and know what’s best and true to a religion that existed for 2 millenia prior to their ever being born./sarc
Exactly. Kids who haven’t lived their lives yet and become adults who gained gifts of maturity and discernment are the LAST folks one should be listening to on changes in any church or school. When I was a kid, I would have loved it if the teachers were required to give us all As, no homework and unlimited ice cream but that is not reality.
The nun is welcome to resign or the Archbishop must do his duty which could include closing the school if it fosters heresy. If Catholic educational institutions do not adhere and promote Catholic teaching, they have no basis to exist.
Exactly. If the folks in these schools want pagan secularism, then why don’t they go to public schools were they get all the pagan secularism they want and for free?
I heard this discussed a bit on the radio last night on my way home. Me thinks she wants her “15 minutes of fame”, after she saw/heard what the ex-Vice Principal rec’d. She mentioned on the radio that she was coming to school wearing “the big rock” her partner gave her.
From what I’ve heard, there is some discussion wrt whether she is actually an employee of the school or a contractor. She’s doing choreography for an upcoming school play, Guys and Dolls. Apparently, this is the 2nd play she’s done with the school. An update on the radio last night - she said she had to go through background checks, sign an agreement (don’t recall if she said NDA or employment agreement), etc. and felt she was a school employee.
It will be interesting to see how this plays out. Not sure if she signed an employment agreement with the school itself or not. And, if she did, if it included the same language as the conract the VP and others signed that included a clause that they had to comply with Catholic Church doctrine.
IMHO the easiest way to solve this IF she is a contractor or hired on a one-off basis for plays is let her finish the current play, then don’t hire her again after she gets married in August.
The “kids” are not paying the tuition If catholic schools become no different then the public schools, they will cease to exist.
Quite narcissistic of this teacher to think that her little ceremony could change 2000+ years of church teachings but then again I think most lesbians and sodomites are narcissists.
Weird how you never hear any stories about gay employees at mosques or madrassas getting married to same sex partners.
My guess is gays are infiltrating these organizations with the intent of causing mayhem.
Nothing like presenting a consistent message to your student body.
CHRIST will stand against your people and GOD will not be changed by pop culture.
Narcissism and homosexuality by very definition go together.
Scripture says that wives are to submit to their husbands just as the Church submits to Christ. The capital-c Church (the invisible, true church) submits to Christ, but there’s a lot of lower-case-c “church” (the visible church, which includes those who may or may not be Christian) that doesn’t even grasp the CONCEPT of submitting to Christ. They apparently think God squishes around according to what the latest polls say.
I remember somebody saying that Abraham Lincoln, when asked whether God was on his side, said the better and more important question for him is whether he is on God’s side.
Corrupt religion is one of the beasts of Revelation, working with corrupt government - both in service to the dragon who is Satan.
"My guess is gays are infiltrating these organizations with the intent of causing mayhem."
It worked with the priesthood leading up to V II.
After that point enough of the "Protestant in all but name" priests realized just how many of their ranks had been promoted to Bishop when such Bishops began to work openly rather than quietly toward compromising the Truth, that priests who had been intent on "recreating" the Church left in droves knowing that the recreation would go on with or without their personal dedication to the task.
As the priests who felt their mission was accomplished left, priests who want didn't go along to get along ended up under the authority of the infiltrators who had been elevated. So, a significant number of priests who weren't part of the group trying to build a separate American Church left as well rather than face who knew how long being penalized for sticking to their guns.
Any school that gives in to the queer agenda will always have at least one or two queers infiltrating the ranks so as to be sure the school will end up in court if they ever try put the rules back in place. Precedent will have been set and short of an amazing, no, a miraculous, change in the American legal system rules against perversion will never be reestablished anywhere they're once ignored.
A think the parents need to circulate a petition to have that employee also leave and not influence their children.
Great!! Let’s freep them. Fax them. Etc.
Contact Archbishop Sartain:
Archdiocese of Seattle
710 9th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104
seattlearchdiocese.org/. . . Archbishop J. Peter Sartain
Archbishop of Seattle
Bishop Eusebio L. Elizondo MSpS
Auxiliary Bishop of Seattle
Archbishop Alexander J. Brunett
Archbishop Emeritus of Seattle
Archbishop Raymond G. Hunthausen
Archbishop Emeritus of Seattle
If the nun is allowed to stay, that tells us everything we need to know about your religion on this issue...
Time for Archbishop Sartain to show her what being a Catholic (if she is Catholic) is all about. The archbishop is a by-the-book Catholic. This teacher needs to start cleaning out her desk. If she signed a contract with the school that said he would abide by their standards she is history.
More importantly, in my mind, is to ask the question: are Catholic schools required to hire Catholic teachers? If not, what’s to stop an atheist from preaching anti-Christianity to Catholic students?
This nun is certainly not like the nuns that taught me in Catholic grade school and high school. They were strict and followed Catholic doctrine admirably. Sister Caroline did not put up with any crap; neither did Sister Renae and Sister Victoria.
“According to a student, Sister Tracy said that I look forward to the day where no individual loses their job because they married a person of the same sex”.
If the above statement is true, this leftist Obama-supporting nun is not fit to be around children, much less be president of a Catholic school. Sartin needs to help her pack her bags.
Almost every Catholic I've ever known simply disregarded whatever parts of Catholicism they disagreed with. They're called "cafeteria Catholics."
I guess the whiners (aka Baby Boomers) are the folks you've known, all grown up and doing their own thing ever since getting laid in return for burning their draft cards.
with the intent of corrupting the institution and the kids
All gay all the time.