He said that its normal for 14-15 year old boys to engage in this behavior (? I dont believe group masturbation is ever normal , let alone molestation, or sodomy, whether consensual or not)
This was one of the most disturbing parts.
So in the mind of Fr. Vassal, this behavior is normal? I feel like he's just given us TMI (Too Much Information) about himself. How does he judge this to be normal, and does that mean to do otherwise is abnormal? Is he abnormal, or did many of his male friends and family do this as youths? Which is it?
Because pendulum is absolutely right. Group masturbation and/or sodomy among boys -- or men -- is NOT normal, at least if you restrict yourself to non-pervert, non-sodomites.
I don't know what boys or men HE's been hanging around, but that is most certainly NOT normal, not even among non-Catholics and the neo-pagans that surround us. Your typical non-Catholic young man today, adrift in the corrupt modern world, is usually guilty of self-abuse (masturbation) and/or pornography use and/or fornication, but that is a whole different animal from group masturbation and sodomy!
Just for starters, the sin of masturbation that many young men fall into is a PRIVATE sin, a shameful vice committed behind closed doors that only they themselves know about, and no one witnesses directly (except for their guardian angel and God).