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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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