Wednesday, May 31, 2017

"What You Might Find at a Retreat Center Offering Matt Talbot Recovery Retreats"

It is not unusual for retreat centers that offer Men’s or Women’s Matt Talbot Recovery Retreats to have some type of memorial, statue, or at least literature about Venerable Matt Talbot. (A previously posted one is at

The following example is from Immaculata Retreat House ( in Willimantic, CT, USA:  “This retreat brings together recovering alcoholics in a setting that promotes prayer, reflection, and the sharing of one’s experience, strength, and hope with others in recovery. Matt Talbot, an unskilled Irish Catholic laborer, is revered by many as a patron for alcoholics."