Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Matt Talbot: The Man Who Stumbled Into Heaven (Recording)

Fr. Ronald Gray, O.Carm. narrates the story of Venerable Matt Talbot in this 1964 twenty-seven minutes recording. It can be listened to and/or downloaded at

Fr. Gray (1918-2003) was co-founder (with Fr. Albert Dolan, O.Carm.) of the Matt Talbot Legion. (His obituary can be found at

Fr. Dolan (1892-1951) was author of 53 books, including Matt Talbot Alcoholic:
The Story of a Slave to Alcohol who Became a Comrade of Christ's (1948),
We knew Matt Talbot: Visits with his relatives and friends (1948), and The Life of Matt Talbot (1952). (His obituary can be found at Rev. Albert Dolan, O.Carm.)