About Guest House
Our Mission is to provide the information, education, treatment and care needed to assure that Catholic clergy, men and women religious, and seminarians suffering from alcoholism, addictions and other behavioral health conditions have the best opportunity for quality recovery and overall health and wellness.
Guest House has been serving the Catholic Church for over 60 years, since 1956.
Guest House, Inc., included in the Official Catholic Directory, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, licensed and CARF accredited health care provider and specializes in addiction treatment for Catholic clergy and men and women religious. We rely on philanthropy from individuals, organizations, corporations and foundations to carry out our ministry.
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News & Inspiration
Lake Orion, MI – February 2017 – Runners, walkers and their families are lacing up their shoes for the 3rd Annual Run Over Addiction 5K Run/Walk hosted by Guest House on May 20, 2017. The scenic course starts and ends at Scripps Mansion, on the campus of Guest House...read more
Lake Orion, MI – January 2017 – Guest House is proud to announce Rev. Mark S. Stelzer, S.T.D., has been elected to its Board of Trustees. Fr. Stelzer was ordained to the priesthood in 1983 in the Diocese of Springfield, Massachusetts. An alumnus of Guest House, Fr....read more
LAKE ORION, Michigan – Guest House congratulates Archbishop Joseph Tobin on being named a cardinal by Pope Francis this past Sunday. The Archbishop of Indianapolis, Tobin and the 17 other appointees will be elevated to cardinals in a special ceremony at the Vatican...read more
What is important in life is not the amount one gives but the love that prompts the gift. We are most like God when we give unconditionally and without expectations. God is love. It is in the nature of Jesus to love and to expect nothing in return. May every Christian...read more
Alumni Stories of Hope and Healing
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Archbishop Joseph Tobin reflects on why Guest House is by far the best addiction treatment for clergy and men and women religious.
In this video a Catholic Priest with extensive Behavioral Health professional training talks about his very first drink as a young man, his early alcohol use, alcohol abuse and progression into full blown alcoholism.
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