Beyond The Beacon episode 59: Addiction stole his big league career but sobriety gave him a new life


Former Major League Baseball pitcher and Paterson native Michael Jackson shares his remarkable story of making the big leagues, overcoming addiction, and going on to assist others as a counselor. Also joining Bishop Kevin Sweeney and Jai Agnish for this important conversation about healing and recovery is Angela Nikolovski, executive director of Straight and Narrow of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Paterson, N.J.

Listen on all major podcast platforms or watch the episode on Bishop Sweeney’s YouTube channel.

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