St. Maximilian Kolbe Relic Tour begins in the USA and Canada (UPDATED)

(NOTE: I was so excitipated over the relic tour that I messed up some links in the body of the post. The “St. Maximilian Kobe Post Archives” link should be fine, and I now include links to the news article as well tour schedule.) I learned yesterday that a first-class relic of St. Maximilian Kolbe …

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“The Daily Pledge” online recovery community

For those of you who participate in online recovery, either to supplement your face-to-face meetings or to replace them, just a “heads up” that Hazelden’s Social Community will be shutting down near the end of the month. It is being replaced by a new online recovery community called “The Daily Pledge.” I have already changed …

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Blessed Michael Sopocko: A Divine Mercy intercessor for alcoholics

In my study of the Divine Mercy devotion, particularly focused in this Jubilee Year of Mercy, I ran across in one of the biographies of St. Faustina information concerning her spiritual director, Blessed Michael Sopocko (in Polish: Michał Sopoćko.) It is pronounced “Soh-potch-ko.” I won’t get into a biography of him here (there’s a link …

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Ninth Anniversary!

Today is the ninth bloggaversary of Sober Catholic. Nine years and over 900 posts later my commitment is still there. Not that I ever think about giving it up; but once in while I wonder if it matters. Anyway, “Happy Bloggaversary to me!” Seem like I just had one a year ago! 😉 Know someone, …

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Camino de Santiago playlist on the SoberCatholic YouTube Channel

Last week I posted about The Way – the Movie starring Martin Sheen. I admit to have gotten hooked on the film (although I haven’t watched it since the posting, despite having other plans.) One reason is that I got obsessed with finding and watching Camino videos on You Tube. I spent pretty much all …

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