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Men's Recovery Retreat


  • Holy Family Passionist Retreat Center 303 Tunxis Road West Hartford, CT, 06107 United States (map)

Men's Matt Talbot Recovery Retreat 

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Steps 1, 2 and 3: We're all Beginners

May 17-19, 2019

Msgr. Ed Bradley

No matter how short or long our time in the program, Steps 1, 2, and 3 remain the strong foundation of our program.  They support our journey in taking the remaining steps – one day at a time.

At Holy Family, we invite men in recovery into a peaceful atmosphere where you can rest, renew your spiritual life, and deepen your sobriety. Hear an inspiring lecture, get a massage (extra fee), catch up on some rest, and care for yourself as we care for you in mind, body, and spirit. Our Matt Talbot weekends are open to ALL people, from ALL backgrounds, regardless of whether or not you are a member of a church. The retreat begins on Friday with a buffet dinner from 6:00-7:45 p.m. and concludes on Sunday around 11:00 a.m. 

Generous scholarships are available. For scholarship information, call Eric R. (203) 360-7448. 

Offering: $250 which includes Matt Talbot dues

A Day to Breathe

Enjoy some breathing space by arriving on retreat a day early—on Thursday night after dinner. On Friday, you can sleep in, have a nutritious breakfast and lunch, take a quiet walk, or catch up on some rest before the inspiring weekend retreat begins. To sign up for A Day to Breathe, simply register as an "Individual with A Day to Breathe" when you pick your retreat weekend.

Presenter Profile

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Msgr. Ed Bradely

Monsignor Ed Bradley was ordained a priest in 1966 for the Archdiocese of Newark. His ministries have been as hospital chaplain, teacher at Seton Hall Prep, Minister to the Retired Priests, and weekend assistant at St. John Parish in Orange, New Jersey. Msgr. Bradley has been involved in the Matt Talbot Retreat Movement since 2010.