The Ministry for the Divorced & Separated

The parish is part of a Deanery group offering a 13-week program to support our brothers and sisters through the emotional pain of divorce and separation. Key challenges and unique family dynamics as a result of this unexpected journey will be addressed as well as a safe environment to share concerns and reconnect with understanding and a new hope. Open yourself up to experience healing and allow Jesus to restore your faith and renew your path.


Registration is required and includes book, journal, daily devotional and drop-in format for all groups throughout the diocese.  Donation is $35.00 to register. Registration will also be open on the first night.


The 13-week program consists of the following topics:

  *  Why Did God Allow This To Happen?
  * Anger with Our Spouses, Ourselves, and God
  * Praying in Times of Distress
  * What Does the Church Really Teach about Divorce?
  * What is an Annulment?
  * Dealing with the Ex-Spouse
  * Helping Children Cope
  * The Healing Begins
  * Our Own Self-Worth
  * The Value of Suffering
  * Letting Go / Working on Forgiveness
  * Dating and Intimacy as a Divorced Catholic
  * Gratitude and Hope for the Future

Program is being offered Monday evenings on the following dates from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in the Franciscan Rooms or other locations provided at a later date:

January 22, 2018      March 19, 2018    
January 29, 2018      April 9, 2018    
February 5, 2018      April 16, 2018
February 12, 2018    April 23, 2018
February 26, 2018    April 30, 2018
March 5, 2018          May 7, 2018    
                 March 12, 2018                     

Contact Information:
Barb Weaver
714-614-5517
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