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We welcome all Catholics who are interested in recovery from addiction and deepening their relationship with Jesus Christ and the Catholic Church.

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.

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The Catholic in Recovery Workbook: A Guide to the Twelve Steps

The Catholic in Recovery Workbook: A Guide to the Twelve Steps offers a guide for working the Twelve Steps of recovery from a Catholic and sacramental perspective and is designed for those impacted by a variety of addictions, compulsions, and unhealthy attachments, loved ones of an addict, and anyone else desiring to surrender their life to God’s love and care.

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The Catholic in Recovery Workbook: A Guide to the Twelve Steps

The Catholic in Recovery Workbook: A Guide to the Twelve Steps offers a guide for working the Twelve Steps of recovery from a Catholic and sacramental perspective and is designed for those impacted by a variety of addictions, compulsions, and unhealthy attachments, loved ones of an addict, and anyone else desiring to surrender their life to God’s love and care.

The Catholic in Recovery Workbook:
A Guide to the Twelve Steps

The Catholic in Recovery Workbook: A Guide to the Twelve Steps offers a guide for working the Twelve Steps of recovery from a Catholic and sacramental perspective and is designed for those impacted by a variety of addictions, compulsions, and unhealthy attachments, loved ones of an addict, and anyone else desiring to surrender their life to God’s love and care.

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One of the first prayers some Catholics are taught as children is directed to their guardian angels: “Angel of God, my guardian dear, to whom God's love commits me here. Ever this day be at my side, to light, to guard, to rule, to guide. Amen.”  This was true for me....

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3 Ways Your Guardian Angel Can Help You in Recovery

3 Ways Your Guardian Angel Can Help You in Recovery

One of the first prayers some Catholics are taught as children is directed to their guardian angels: “Angel of God, my guardian dear, to whom God's love commits me here. Ever this day be at my side, to light, to guard, to rule, to guide. Amen.”  This was true for me....

Trust as the Antidote to Uncertainty, Anxiety, and Fear

Trust as the Antidote to Uncertainty, Anxiety, and Fear

The world would be uninteresting without uncertainty. There would be no fear, yes, but also no surprise. There would be no pain but there would be no joy or wonder, either. That’s why people enjoy scary movies in which the monster isn’t revealed until Act III or never...

A Reflection for Healing Your Inner Child in God’s Presence

A Reflection for Healing Your Inner Child in God’s Presence

In his book Healing Prayer, John Horn details how the Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius provide a way of healing deep childhood wounds through the guidance of a competent spiritual director. I completed the Spiritual Exercises in May 2020 and it was a very healing...

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