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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.

Sr. Jean reflects on her Catholic upbringing and how religion was the dominant factor in her life.

Father Joseph, a Canadian Priest in recovery, helps others to recover and stay sober.

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Loss in the Guest House Family

With a heavy heart we wish to inform you our President and CEO Denise Bertin-Epps Mother passed away on Sunday, August 24th.

Please find details below. Please keep Denise and her family in your thoughts and prayers.

Obituary for Theresa “Terry” Bertin
Peacefully, after a brief illness, on August 24, 2014 at London University Hospital at the age of 79. Terry will be missed by husband Raymond of 55 years. Loving mother of Yvonne (Richard) Lawlor, Denise (Jack) Epp, and Catherine Cooke. Loving Nan to Raymond, Daniel, Megan, and Thomas. Dear sister of Rose (George) Ryan, Elizabeth (Gerry) Susman, and Denise (Dave) Isaacs. She will be missed by many nieces, nephews, and cousins in both Ontario and New Brunswick. Terry was a 50 year member of the CWL, and an avid member of both St. Margaret Mary and Blessed Sacrament choirs. She was very proud of her family, particularly her precious grandchildren.
Visitation will be held at P.X. DERMODY FUNERAL HOME 796 Upper Gage Ave (between Mohawk and Fennell) on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. with prayers at 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 10 a.m. at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church (20 Idlewood Ave, Hamilton). A family burial will take place in New Brunswick. Donations may be made to the CWL, Guest House, or charity of choice.
Online condolences can be made at www.dermodys.com


Guest House Daily Reflection

For a Christian to be consistent in following the Lord, one must remain vigilant.  Each and every moment offers me the opportunity to serve others in Jesus’ Name.  The clearest sign of the presence of the Lord is one’s own breath.  If I live, it is only because God sustains me.

Lord Jesus, help me to be a vigilant disciple.  When I accept your invitation to be consistent in responding to you, only then am I able to take a step forward in holiness.


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