It’s Saturday afternoon, and I’m cleaning out my office. Among the tasks I’ve tackled so far is the stack of paperwork on my desk awaiting my attention.
Much of this paperwork consists of letters from supporters of 1P5. I read everything that comes in, but I can’t always respond to everyone individually.
I wanted to take a moment to say thank you.
Thank you to our donors, who fund our work and make it possible for us to continue doing what we do.
Thank you to our readers, who have made us one of the most powerful Catholic voices online in just four short years.
Thank you to our commenters, who give us (and me personally) so much encouragement to keep going.
Thank you to our spiritual supporters, whose prayers surround us with protection and grace as we bring the light of truth into the darkest corners of the Church.
I have been open about my concern over covering so many of the negative developments in the Church, and what it might be doing to the faith of our audience to see such widespread evidence of corruption. But when I read the correspondence we receive, you know the thing I see most? Sentiments like this:
Thank you for keeping me sane. For a long time, I thought it was just me seeing what was going on in the Church, but then I found 1P5. Now I know I’m not alone.
Here are a few actual comments from today’s stack of letters:
“Thank you for OnePeterFive. Because of you and your staff, all your readers know the truth of what’s going on in the Vatican. Thank you. …OnePeterFive was instrumental in my journey to attending the TLM.”
“I love your website! It is an invaluable resources for crucial info on what’s going on in the Church.”
“Thanks a bunch for all you do! And for your courage – all on behalf of Our Lord and His Church.”
I don’t know if you all realize how much it means to me to read these things, but I find them so very encouraging. It really helps to keep me going when the evil we’re facing feels suffocating.
So thank you. Thank you to each and every one of you who has sought to build us up, support us in prayer, and make our efforts financially feasible. There’s literally no way I could continue doing this without you.
God bless you all!
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Steve Skojec is the Founding Publisher and Executive Director of OnePeterFive.com. He received his BA in Communications and Theology from Franciscan University of Steubenville in 2001. His commentary has appeared in The New York Times, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Washington Times, Crisis Magazine, EWTN, Huffington Post Live, The Fox News Channel, Foreign Policy, and the BBC. Steve and his wife Jamie have seven children.