One of the more unique educational programs St. Joseph’s provides is the Certified Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor Core Curriculum Training program at the nearby Federal Correctional Institution in Ray Brook and under the supervision of Community Services Director, Robin Gay.
This past Sunday, the last day of the 45th Annual Fellowship Reunion, St. Joseph’s dedicated the property on our main Inpatient campus formerly known as the “White House” as Fr. Emil Tomaskovic S. A. Hall in recognition and gratitude for Fr. Emil’s commitment to St. Joseph’s mission of hope and
With over 250 alumni, residents, and staff in attendance, the 45th Annual Fellowship Reunion was truly a celebration of sustained recovery, hope, and gratitude. This is the sunset that many enjoyed on Saturday evening as the St. Joseph’s community gathered for the Dinner Dance.
Tom Varden, Dennis Chagnon, Chris Jacob, and Don DelNegro celebrate their victory at this year’s St. Joseph’s Golf Tournament with the awarding of the St. Joseph’s Cup. The Cup represents a very special tribute to the winning team who are selected not just for their athletic skill, but also for their sportsmanship, fellowship, and commitment to doing their personal best – all qualities foundational to sustained recovery.
Nearly 40 St. Joseph’s staff, Inpatient and Veteran
residents contributed to making the dream of becoming
an IronMan possible for well over 2,000 competitors
at this year’s Lake Placid IronMan.
Please join us for the Fellowship’s 45th Annual Reunion on Friday, October 6 through Sunday, October 8, 2017!
Please click on the photo of St. Joseph’s at right to access the Registration form.
See you soon!
Martha Reben, author of the 1952 classic, The Healing Woods, wrote in her memoirs of the natural recuperative qualities of the Adirondack forests during her struggle with tuberculosis.
The beauty and spiritual setting of St. Joseph’s has also been noted for contributing to our residents’ healing from addiction.
In February of 1971, Fr. Carmen Giuliano, S.A. received the assignment from the Friars of the Atonement of creating St. Joseph’s Rehabilitation Center in Saranac Lake, “To serve God by promoting healing and recovery for all persons who suffer from the disease of alcoholism and chemical dependency.”