Bishop David Monroe suffered a violent assault from a mentally ill man in his Parish’s rectory. The assailant, supposed to have a serious mental illness used weapons in this attack, and the only other priest present rushed to help. He too suffered an injury and called for help. The Bishop was rushed to the hospital and the attacker was found later in the evening. The Bishop forgave his attacker and believes that forgiveness is for all. The attacker was charged however, due to his mental illness the charges have been dropped.