Free seminar: Understanding addiction and recovery
CHARLOTTE — St. Matthew Church will host a free training seminar "Understanding Addiction & Recovery Within the Faith Community" for clergy, religious and industry professionals on Friday, June 1, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the New Life Center Banquet Room.
Topics include "The Science of Addiction: What Clergy Need to Know" with Dr. John Roberts; "Substance Use Disorders: Intervention, Treatment and Recovery" with Charles Odell, LCAS, ICAADC; "A Personal Story of Experience, Strength and Hope" with Rt. Rev. Porter Taylor; and a panel discussion on "Next Steps: Turning Knowledge into Action" featuring Sr. Eileen McLoughlin, MSBT, among others.
— Jenny Cox
FROM THE PASTORS
Read and listen to homilies posted regularly by pastors at parishes within the Diocese of Charlotte:
- Fr. Frank Cancro at Queen of the Apostles
- Fr. Patrick Earl at St. Peter in Charlotte
- Fr. John Eckert at St. John the Baptist in Tryon
- Fr. Timothy Reid at St. Ann in Charlotte
- Fr. Benjamin Roberts at Our Lady of Lourdes in Monroe
- Fr. Patrick Winslow at St. Thomas Aquinas in Charlotte
- Watch full Masses live and on demand, listen to homilies and reflections from Sacred Heart Church in Salisbury
- Listen to homilies from St. William Catholic Church in Murphy