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A Saint and a Sinner|Stephen H. Donnelly
A Saint and a Sinner : The Rise and Fall of a Beloved Catholic Priest
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Ex-priest Stephen H. Donnelly's memoir, A Saint and a Sinner, is an immersive experience into the world of a Catholic priest and a brutally honest account of Stephen's journey of sinfulness; a cautionary tale of the struggle between good and evil that exists within all of us. At age 42, Stephen was ordained a Roman Catholic priest. As he stood before God, the bishop, and the congregation, he made promises he struggled to keep. Three years into his priesthood, he descended into a world of cocaine and alcohol abuse. Fellow priests intervened, and after multiple stints in rehab, Stephen turned his life around and became well-known in Alcoholics Anonymous circles as the "Irish priest with a problem. During his seven years as Associate Pastor of St. Patrick's Church, Huntington, New York, he became known among parishioners as a "rock star." They were among the best years of his priesthood. He was Stephen: the man, the Catholic, and the priest at his absolute best. But in 2018, while assigned to a new parish, the unthinkable happened, and it threatened to destroy everything he held dear.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781735255606
  • ISBN-10: 1735255602
  • Publisher: Diane O
  • Publish Date: September 2020
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.74 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.04 pounds
  • Page Count: 354

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