Sunday, July 24, 2011

“An Almost-Saint who Knows Addiction”

In their parenting book titled, Good Parents, Tough Times: How Your Catholic Faith Provides Hope and Guidance in Times of Crisis (Loyola Press, 2004),
the authors Charlene Giannetti and Margaret Sagarese have a chapter on “hope.” Within it they introduce “Venerable Matt Talbot: An Almost-Saint who Knows Addiction.”
To read what they have written for a family struggling with substance abuse, please go to
Within the “Search within this book” box, type in "Matt Talbot" and note pages 98-102. You might also read about other saints mentioned in this chapter.