Tuesday, September 09, 2003

Archbishop Curtis Says Archdiocese Will No Longer Provide Priests for Girls and Boys Town

From Omaha.com:

"Many questions remain unanswered, including Peter's immediate future as executive director. Will the archbishop reassign him to another post? Will Peter seek a leave of absence from the archdiocese to remain in his job, and would Curtiss grant it?

Peter, who turns 69 in November, wants to stay. The board apparently wants him to remain, at least for the foreseeable future, until embarking on a national search for his successor.

A Girls and Boys Town leader told me over the weekend that he was certain that Peter would remain as executive director for at least a couple of years. But who knows? This is a developing story.

Peter was out of town Monday. Archbishop Curtiss said he would respond to questions after consulting with advisers - and with Father Peter. "

Father Val Peter is the author of a very good book on spirituality that is a quick read: