In order for participants to be able to plan for the online Calix meetings we have modified the schedule to hold them on the first and 3rd Thursdays of each month. We send out a reminder with instructions for joining the meeting early in the week when meetings are...read more
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WHAT DOES CALIX DO?
The “Credo” of the society succinctly tells the story: “Calix is an association of Catholic alcoholics who are maintaining their sobriety through affiliation with and participation in the Fellowship of Alcoholics Anonymous. Our first concern is to interest Catholics with an alcoholic problem in the virtue of total abstinence. Our second stated purpose is to promote the spiritual development of our membership.
Consider the men and women, who have spent a long time, often many years, unwittingly developing a physical dependence on alcohol. Finally they reach the end of the line – physically, mentally and spiritually. Assume that they manage to put together a short period of sobriety and tentatively are testing the Twelve Step program. Their physical condition improves rapidly and, after a longer period, so does the emotional side of their lives.
“A.A. RESTORES YOUR HEALTH AND KEEPS YOU FROM AN EARLY GRAVE. CALIX SAVES YOUR SOUL AND PUTS YOU ON THE ROAD TO HEAVEN.”
– William J. Montroy, A founder of the Calix Society
We pray, through the intercession of co-patrons, for the following:
Our Lady of Recovery
For continued growth of the Calix Society
For deceased members of the Calix Society
For all those who struggle with addiction
For all those who are in recovery from addiction
Submit your prayer intentions here
Venerable Matt Talbot
by: Terry Nelson