Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola are online!

The Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius of Loyola are online! You can find them here: Spiritual Exercises of St. Ignatius These are important for a host or reasons, one of which is that it has been said that the Twelve Steps are very similar to them in nature. Having them online is useful for those …

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My Eighth Year of Trudging this Road

Time for my annual self-congratulatory post, announcing yet another year completed in blogging here. I started this on January 5, 2007. “Happy Bloggaversary to me!” I don’t blog as often as I should, but then again, this isn’t a full-time paying job; something else has to pay the bills. Plus, I’m married and there’s a …

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Catholic, Alcoholic, Addict

I went and did it again. I created another online community for Catholics who are alcoholics and addicts. I know, I know, you’re asking me, “Why, Paulcoholic, have you done this thing which has proved so fruitless in the past? Don’t you remember your past attempts, all doomed by various financial, technical, and human follies? …

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My 2015 Resolutions

I don’t make resolutions, namely because I’ll never keep them. Except for some fundamental basic convictions, I do not “resolve” to do anything just to start off the year. I also think that making resolutions on January 1st elevates the secular year above the Church’s Liturgical year, which began a month ago with Advent. If …

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Matt Talbot may be closer to sainthood!

Good news for devotees of the Venerable Matt Talbot! According to this article in the Irish Catholic, a new miracle may put him on road to sainthood. Special thanks to the curator of the Matt Talbot Facebook Page for posting about this. Know someone, perhaps yourself, who might like Catholic devotionals for alcoholics? Please take …

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