Retired Fr. Fleming standing in front of a Trinity Sober Home waiting receive a Lifetime Achievement Award for helping people with addiction.

The Church is a Hospital for Sinners

Retired priest to receive lifetime achievement award for helping people with addiction. Tim Murray came to the doorstep of Father Martin Fleming in 2009 looking

Tim Murray stands in front of St. Gabriel House in St. Paul, the second sober home he has opened in St. Paul. The two homes – the other is called St. Michael House – together are called Trinity Sober Homes. St. Gabriel House opened last month. Dave Hrbacek / The Catholic Spirit

Sobriety Finds Another Home

Sobriety finds a second home in St. Paul. Tim Murray manages his recovery from the disease of alcoholism one day at a time. He takes

Tim Murray stands outside of Trinity Sober Homes’ St. Michael Home in St. Paul, which houses 12 men over 40 who struggle with alcoholism. Dave Hrbacek / The Catholic Spirit

The Sober Truth

Alcoholic opens home in St. Paul to help others like him. The Catholic Spirit is running an occasional series focused on the works of mercy.