Welcome to SNAP Northwest

Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests

SNAP is a self-help organization of men and women who were sexually abused by spiritual elders
(Catholic priests, brothers, nuns, ministers, teachers, etc).   Members find healing and empowerment
by joining with other survivors. SNAP was founded by Barbara Blaine of Chicago in 1989.  We are an
all-volunteer group with local chapters throughout the United States and Canada. 
SNAP Full Mission Statement

WELCOME!

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SNAP National Website     Survivors' Wisdom
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SPLIT     Mary Dispenza with her book, SPLIT.     Mary Dispenza and David Clohessy

SPLIT    

A new book by Mary Dispenza, NORTHWEST DISTRICT DIRECTOR of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests

Mary Dispenza, our wonderful leader in Seattle, has published a terrific book called SPLIT: A priest, a child and the Catholic Church. Mary’s book brings a unique perspective as she was abused as a child but went on to become a nun. She has also generously promised to donate 100% of the proceeds from the book to SNAP.

SPLIT can be purchased from Amazon in both printed and Kindle versions at: 

http://www.amazon.com/Split-Child-Priest-Catholic-Church/dp/0989656322/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1420053081&sr=1-1&keywords=mary+dispenza 

Consider purchasing today and encouraging friends and family to do the same. It is a win, win, win situation.

--all proceeds from the sale will benefit SNAP

--when you buy from Amazon through the SMILE PROGRAM, Amazon makes a donation to SNAP

--this book will help people to understand the damage that abuse causes    

Visit Mary Dispenza's Website

-- Barbara Dorris, Outreach Director, SNAP

                                                                                             

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Abuse Tracker - for the latest news on the scandal that now reaches to the Vatican
Updated daily with the latest breaking news from around the world, the Bishop-Acountability.org website provides an
extensive archive and the latest news articles on survivors and the Roman Catholic sex abuse scandal/cover-up,
as well as an exhaustive document database.


Vatican document instructed secrecy in abuse cases

"The Experience of the Victim of Sexual Abuse"
READ THIS NEXT - MAY BE TRIGGERING FOR SURVIVORS

"Why Didn't I Tell Someone?"

The Fox Continues to Guard the Henhouse
by Marci Hamilton

The New York Times:  Trail of Pain in Church Crisis Leads to Nearly Every Diocese

Aide Says Extent of Church Abuse Unknown

Links to other Websites

How can I join and support SNAP?

The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests
SNAP is a 501(c) 3 tax-exempt organization, and all donations are tax-deductible.

Contact webmaster at:  webmaster@snapnorthwest.org