Relapse Recovery Case Study: Fr. Tim
Lukenotes, Summer 2016Main article | PDF for download (article + case study)Lukenotes archivesPastor of a large suburban parish for over a decade, Father Tim was highly respected by his fellow priests for his ability to balance pastoral and administrative responsibilities. He was known for putting people first and had an open-office policy for staff and parishioners.He often shared his personal story. While in his 20s (before he became a priest), he gambled, rationalizing ...
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Relapse Recovery
Lukenotes, Summer 2016Companion case study | PDF for download (article + case study)Lukenotes archivesWhen a priest or religious completes residential treatment at Saint Luke Institute, the achievement is celebrated with a commissioning liturgy. Though this may seem like a conclusion, it is more like the end of a chapter than the end of a book. Successful recovery is an ongoing journey that requires vigilance and care. In fact, an important part of commissioning is ...
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