Today’s Saint: Venerable Matt Talbot

One day he decided to take “the pledge” for three months, make a general confession and begin to attend daily Mass. There is evidence that Matt’s first seven years after taking the pledge were especially difficult. Avoiding his former drinking places was hard. He began to pray as intensely as he used to drink. He also tried to pay back people from whom he had borrowed or stolen money while he was drinking.

Read more here.

Share on Twitter

Tags:


Leave a Comment

Comments are moderated and generally will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive.