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Catholic Dioceses to Hold Mass for Struggling and Recovering Addicts

Addiction Recovery Ministry to hold regular meetings, events in Pittsburgh.

The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh is launching a new ministry to help fight the addiction epidemic in our community, starting with a mass for those battling or recovering from addiction this Sunday.

The mass and anointing service will begin at 2:30 p.m. at St. Paul Cathedral in Oakland. Addiction Recovery Ministry Pittsburgh says the service is intended to help those suffering from substance abuse and addiction, along with their family members and loved ones.

The ministry includes regular Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous meetings, as well as a 2019 Speaker Series, which will begin on Monday, March 18 at the Rodef Shalom Congregation in Pittsburgh.

The ministry is based out of St. Juan Diego Parish's John Paul I Center in Sharpsburg. You can find more information on all of the ministry's upcoming events and sign up for a monthly newsletter at . You can also Like the ministry's page on Facebook .

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