"I've been around the block a few times on these issues. I don't get too angry," he said. "I feel for the people who are involved. I see a lot of hurt people."
Instead of reacting with anger or furstration, Boulder Pride has encouraged its supporters and supporters of the lesbian couple and their child to contact the school and the archdiocese. They held a short-notice meeting last week to allow the community to vent and share ideas and plan to do more in the future.
By Breslin's own blog, which retold Sunday's sermon, there seems to be no shaking the priest's faith that he is defending his church by forcing the child to leave the school.
"We need to fight for our Catholic values because here in Boulder it seems, no one else is. In many ways, I feel quite alone, even though I know I am not alone," he wrote.
"How long has it been now that we have felt intimidated about our teaching on the sacrament of marriage -- even to the point of feeling that we should apologize for our faith?" he wrote.