A picture can be really worth more than a thousand words.

The parents discovered the sketches showing how their child was sexually molested. The drawings depict a man looming over an obviously terrified child.

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The girl was distraught and refused to attend the priest's English classes any more. Puzzled, her parents took her to a child psychologist.

The psychologist suspected abuse and asked her parents to go through her bedroom to search for clues.

The parents happened upon six heart-breaking drawings that the child had hidden in her books. The drawings show the sexual abuse that the girl had gone through.

The girl's father confronted the priest, Father Joao da Silva a 54 year old man who confessed to abusing the child.

The girl could not talk about what she had gone through, but thankfully she drew sketches that detailed the abuse.

The priest is now in custody.