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Supporting those recovering from substance abuse and other addictions
YOU ARE NOT ALONE
We welcome all Catholics who are interested in recovery from addiction and deepening their relationship with Jesus Christ and the Catholic Church.
THE TWELVE STEPS AND THE SACRAMENTS
A Catholic Journey through Recovery
In the first book to directly integrate the Twelve Steps with the practice of Catholicism, Scott Weeman, founder and director of Catholic in Recovery, pairs his personal story with compassionate straight talk to show Catholics how to bridge the commonly felt gap between the Higher Power of twelve-step programs and the merciful God that he rediscovered in the heart of the sacraments.
LATEST BLOG POSTS
Often, we may plateau on our recovery journey. This is when we experience renewed temptations because we have grown in positive habits and acquired new tools but have not yet conquered our pride. Pride is, in truth, the biggest stumbling block for addicts. This is...
The season of Lent has fallen upon us once more, offering us time to reflect on the forty days Jesus spent facing temptation in the desert. For many of us, the pandemic has been challenging for our mental and emotional health. While it has complicated recovery, it has...
When I was invited to write an article addressing strategies to combat acute temptation in times of significant stressors, I couldn't think of a more important topic. Since the onset of the pandemic, many of us have had more downtime—and more opportunities for our...
TRUST THE UNSEEN GOD
So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. - Isaiah 41:10
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Catholic in Recovery is a nonprofit ministry that seeks to serve those suffering from addiction and unhealthy attachments.