Chapter 2 – FEBRUARY 2002

Written By: luke4079

All eyes were on the TV. The New England Patriots were in the Super Bowl. The whole family was cheering. Everything was great, except for that newspaper. My mother brought a copy of the Boston Sunday Globe to the party; and on the front page there was an article titled, “Priest Says He, Too, Molested Boys.” In the headline was the name, “the Rev. Ronald Paquin.” And this story by the Globe was revealing that Paquin’s name had appeared in documents related to another priest, the Rev. John J. Geoghan, who was at the time being tried for the sexual assault of a minor. The article stated that Paquin, too, had left a trail of victims over a 25 year period in Methuen and Haverhill, Massachusetts. A black-and-white picture of him was included with the article.

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