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Alcoholism and Jesuit life : an individual and community illness

Simon Peter

Alcoholism and Jesuit life : an individual and community illness

by Simon Peter

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Published by American Assistancy Seminar on Jesuit Spirituality in St. Louis, Mo .
Written in English

  • Alcoholism -- Religious aspects.,
  • Alcoholics -- Religious life.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Simon Peter.
    SeriesStudies in the spirituality of Jesuits -- v. 13, no. 1
    The Physical Object
    Pagination66 p. ;
    Number of Pages66
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18033120M

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Full text of "Alcoholism and Jesuit life: an individual and community illness" See other formats BOSTON COLLEGE FEB 1 ti isoii PROPERTY OF BAPST LIBRARY y STUDIES in the Spirituality of Jesuits Alcoholism and Jesuit Life An Individual and Community Illness by Simon Peter, S.J.

Published by the American Assistancy Seminar on Jesuit Spirituality, especially for American Jesuits working out. Alcoholism and Jesuit Life: An Individual and Community Illness (13/1, Jan. 81) Administration Beirne, Charles J., S.J. Compass and Catalyst: An Essay on the Ministry of Administration (18/2, March 86) Clancy, Thomas H., S.J.

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The Office of Pro-Life Activities, a ministry of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, is dedicated to promoting a Culture of Life both among the Catholic faithful and within our larger community. We promote a wide range of activities incorporating pastoral ministry and. 12mo - x 10 cm.; viii - pp.

First published inthis is the soft cover reprint that has been rebound for the library in a "perma-bound" binding. Gleason uses the writings of St. Paul to look anew at the the life of a Christian and the workings of grace in the individual and in the mystical body.

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The important thing is to face the facts of one’s illness and to take advantage of the help. alcoholism is an illness Alcoholism has nothing to do with one' s character or virtues; once alcoholism is the diagnosis, there is nothing morally wrong with being ill.

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Understanding the origins of the recovery movement can help Christians know how to relate to it today. by Tim Stafford. Psychiatrist Scott Peck calls it the greatest event of the twentieth century: the "founding" of Alcoholics Anonymous in Akron, Ohio, on J It did not seem auspicious at the time.

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This means that each individual M member may define God according to whatever faith or creed he may. Chapter 2: A.A.’s Great Role: A Review of, and Experiences with, the Practices, Principles, and Values of AA. A Personal Appraisal. Alcoholics Anonymous played an indispensable role in my own life over sixteen years ago.

The alcoholic would like to do the same thing, but the alcoholic is totally unable; it is impossible for the alcoholic to cut down on his or her drinking.

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Serve Here CT’s intention is to share the textbook along with its accompanying. But they knew enough about alcoholism as a progressive illness to scare them. They joined AA before they had paid too heavy a price. There is a saying in AA that there is no such thing as being a little bit alcoholic.

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