Congratulations to Tom McCarthy for directing "Spotlight" which won the Oscar for "Best Picture 2015." I finally had the guts to watch the film and I highly recommend it to everyone. It's a disturbing subject, but not graphically presented.
While looking for these photos of Tom I had taken a couple of years back, I decided, as a Boston native myself, to do a quick little search to see if any priests I had contact with as a child would show up on 'the boogie man' list. I honestly didn't expect to find anything, so to have discovered that I have been in the presence of pedophiles at the only three churches I have ever been affiliated with from birth through 8th grade was quite disorienting.
"Father" Anthony J Laurano - Sacred Heart Church - Roslindale -1966-1975 (where I was baptized, made my first holy communion, mandatory weekly church service, etc.)
Emmett O'Brien - Children's choir director at St. John Chrysostom Church in West Roxbury - 1968-1974 (briefly sang in this choir in early 70's)
to the wonderful "Father" Thomas Ward from Our Lady of Presentation in Brighton, MA where I went to school from 6th - 8th grade when/where I was "confirmed."
To say my head is spinning is an understatement!