Cenacolo – Hope for the Addict

Posted on 11. Aug, 2016, in Addiction, Church Teachings, Drugs, Faith and Justice, Young peopleNo Comments

Our archive pieces from this month come from July 2006. The first piece is from the Cenacolo community in Knock. Community

The Cenacolo community was founded by Sr. Elvira Petrozzi, an Italian nun, in 1983.  For many years she had been concerned by the destruction she had seen among young people through drug abuse and she wanted to help them.  There are now 47 Cenacolo communities world wide, with 1,500 people in them.  A Cenacolo community was opened in Knock, Co. Mayo in 1999, when Sr. Elvira came to Knock to establish the house there.  Davida, from Italy and Josh from America told their stories to Eileen Good.

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