ABOUT MATT TALBOT
A Matt Talbot retreat is an opportunity for recovering alcoholics to enhance their spirituality and sober way of life, in a setting that promotes fellowship and sharing thoughout the weekend. The people who attend these retreats are all recovering alcoholics.
WHAT ARE THE ACTIVITIES
WHY GO ON RETREAT
Matt Talbot worked in a Dublin timber yard at the turn of the century. At an early age he became addicted to alcohol. He later experienced a spiritual conversion and went on to lead a life of asceticism and sanctity.
A Retreat Leader, who is usually a recovering alcoholic and trained in spiritual matters, gives conferences on varies broad topics several times during the weekend, bringing valuable insights into the spiritual element of the disease of alcoholism. There are opportunities for group activities and self reflection.