Friday, February 1, 2019

Meeting Venerable Matt Talbot: Patron of Alcoholics

For readers who are interested in beginning to learn about Matt Talbot (1856-1925), we recommend the website created by Fr. Brian Lawless, Vice-Postulator for the Cause of Matt Talbot, and the Dublin Diocesan Matt Talbot Committee, which is now available at or

This site includes the following sections:

Matt’s Early Life
The Dark Years
Matt the Worker
The Road to Recovery
Matt on Strike
Prayer and Spiritual Guidance
Matt’s Ultimate Victory
The Account of Matt’s Holiness Spreads

Matt’s Early Life
The Dark Years
Matt’s Conversion
Matt the Worker
Death and Legacy

Prayer for the Canonisation of Matt Talbot
Asking Matt’s Help in the Presence of the Lord

Private Message:
E-Mail Message about Matt Talbot