Lent 2018

Lent begins tomorrow, February 14th. One of the annual things here on Sober Catholic is my sharing with you a useful resource on having a fruitful Lenten season. Please go here: Praying Lent 2018 by Creighton University Online Ministries Know someone, perhaps yourself, who might like Catholic devotionals for alcoholics? Please take a look at …

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A note to email and feed subscribers…

Just a little while ago you received in your inbox or feed reader a Sober Catholic post entitled “Consecrating Sober Catholic to Mary.” That was published my mistake; I had accidentally clicked on the “Publish” button in the blog’s draft editor. This explains why the post, although long, ended abruptly. I hope to finish the …

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Merry Christmas!

I’m not sure if I ever did this before, but I would like to wish all of my readers very Merry Christmas. Whether you’ve been with me since the beginning in January 2007 or just discovered this blog within the past week, I hope your celebration of the Nativity of the Lord is a sober …

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For someone in Oakland, California…

…Thank you very much! 🙂 Know someone, perhaps yourself, who might like Catholic devotionals for alcoholics? Please take a look at my books! (Thank you!!)”The Recovery Rosary: Reflections for Alcoholics and Addicts” and “The Stations of the Cross for Alcoholics”

Hallucinations

I had planned on writing a few posts detailing the hallucinations I experienced during the 88 hours of sleeplessness I endured when I finally sobered up ten years ago. Health concerns got in the way (I have a nasty sunburn gotten while planting a vegetable garden on Thursday and I just didn’t give a rodent’s …

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The Recovery Rosary: Reflections for Alcoholics and Addicts now Amazon.com both PRINT and KINDLE

Just an update to let people know that my new book, “The Recovery Rosary: Reflections for Alcoholics and Addicts” is now available from Amazon.com in both PRINT and KINDLE editions. To obtain a print edition, Amazon offers it here: The Recovery Rosary: Reflections for Alcoholics and Addicts, and also through their CreateSpace division here: The …

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Marriage is good

Today I celebrate 4 years of wedded bliss to Rose, of ARTIST4GOD, Fine Art America, and Artist4God on Zazzle.com fame. Marriage is good. I can go on about the sacramental and sacrificial aspects of marriage, maybe even some of the theological elements of it. I can also go on forever about the romantic and emotional …

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Free Workshop on Drug and Alcohol Addictions

From a Press Release: A free one-day Drug and Alcohol Addictions Workshop will be held on Thursday, January 19, in Fort Myers, Florida. Sponsored by the National Catholic Council on Addictions (NCCA), the workshop—which will be held in the Citrena Room at the DiamondHead Beach Resort—will run from 9:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., with complimentary …

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An Introduction to the St. Francis Mission Among the Lakota

November has been Native American Heritage Month, and as a part of that I would like to bring to your attention the “St. Francis Mission Among the Lakota”, a ministry of the Society of Jesus (also known as the “Jesuits”- a Catholic religious order dating back centuries) and is located on the Rosebud Indian Reservation …

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Test post

This is just a test post to see how WP works. Know someone, perhaps yourself, who might like Catholic devotionals for alcoholics? Please take a look at my books! (Thank you!!)”The Recovery Rosary: Reflections for Alcoholics and Addicts” and “The Stations of the Cross for Alcoholics”