Path to Peace

“Do not fear: I am with you. Do not be anxious, I am your God. I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my victorious right hand” (Isaiah 41:10).
 

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Path to Peace is a peer-support group for persons experiencing problems associated with someone else’s addiction.  It is a program that helps restore hope in the future for you and your loved one by centering on God through prayer, meditation, and music.  It draws on the rich prayer tradition of the Catholic Church, but persons of all faiths are welcome.  


Path to Peace is a 12-week program that center around two books.  One book centers on love, mercy, and ways to build a closer attachment to God.  The other describes the disease process of addiction as well as communication techniques that have helped guide substance abusers into treatment.


Path to Peace is a journey of prayer and empowerment where you can expect to:

 

  • Discover that you are not alone.

  • Engage in "letting go and letting God," to draw nearer to God.

  • Learn skills and tools available to enhance the quality of your own life.

  • Take steps to overcome the feelings of blame, guilt, fear, anxiety, and anger.

  • Understand addiction as a disease as well as the process of rehabilitation and relapse.

  • Explore ways to better communicate using positive-communication techniques.

  • Learn about helpful resources and support agencies


Path to Peace will begin its program in Northern New Mexico for 12 sessions, as frequently as each group decides, and will open more sessions throughout the state as registrations warrant.  To inquire about session openings and schedules, contact Yvette at yduran@archdiosf.org or 505-831-8117. For a schedule of upcoming classes, visit our events page.

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Contact the Family Life Office

4000 St. Joseph's Pl. NW

    Albuquerque, NM  87120-1714

505-831-8117

Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Monday-Friday

Family Life Office Staff:

Beth Lukes, Director

bethl@archdiosf.org

Yvette Duran, Secretary

yduran@archdiosf.org

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