Sister Ignatia: Angel of Alcoholics Anonymous
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. Mary Darrah is a former addictions counselor and treatment program administrator who now specializes in national public policy issues related to alcohol or drugs
Amazon Customer said Great book on a wonderful servant of. As expected. Great book on a wonderful servant of God. Sister Ignatia 2nd Edition Angel of Alcoholics Anonymous Carolyn Earls Beautiful story of a "holy" nun who gave her life and being to the formation of AA with the founders Dr.Bob and Bill W.. M. Grey said Nun Steps Up To The Bar. This is a great history of the beginnings of A.A. and of the struggles of Dr. Bob to find a credible medical facility to help in the physical and spiritual recovery of alcoholics. Sr. Ignatia is one more non-alcoholic, like Dr. Silkworth and Fr. Ed Dowling, who serve at a pivotal point in the A.A. story. The author helps us see in Sr. Ignatia's own spiritual and personal biography how uniquely prepared and how providentially generous she was to be able to facilitate Dr. Bob
Sister Mary Ignatia Gavin epitomized the spirit of love, service, and honesty that today are the hallmarks of Alcoholics Anonymous. Ignatia befriended Dr. As a hospital admissions officer in the 1930s in Akron, Ohio, Sr. Bob Smith, co-founder of AA, and courageously arranged for the hospitalization of alcoholics at a time when alcoholism was viewed as a character weakness rather than a disease.
About the Author Mary Darrah is a former addictions counselor and treatment program administrator who now specializes in national public policy issues related to alcohol or drugs.