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How the 7 Sacraments + 12 Steps Can Help Bring Healing to an Alcoholic

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This post was written by Catholics Online member, Erin Broestl.

If there is one book this year that I wish I could give to everybody, this is it!

The Twelve Steps and the Sacraments on Amazon

Like most people, I struggle with a family member who is an alcoholic. I struggle to understand them, reach out, and have any kind of a conversation with them.

They have been wounded by alcoholism and depression for more than 20 years, and our lives took radically different turns. They have also been through several different AA or AA-type programs, plus a long stint in rehab, and are still drinking.

Enter: a really useful book that helped me start to understand where they are coming from and the things they have suffered.

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Erin Broestl

Erin Broestl

Eight Hobbits – Children’s book author and book reviewer

Erin Broestl is a wife, mother to eight beautiful children, and author. She is a copyeditor and author for the Catholic Textbook Project, and has contributed to the Peanut Butter & Grace blog, and the Diplomatic Corps department of Envoy Magazine. God Made the Moonlight is her first book. In between toddler messes, she enjoys reading, skiing, and swimming. Her articles and book reviews can be found at

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