Help for Troubled Marriages

During this challenging time in your life, God’s love and support can come from compassionate Catholic people and organizations that can guide us to a new life journey with the following support:

 

The following two resources are for those who may still have hope to work on their marriage:

RETROUVAILLE (English)

 

The Retrouvaille Program consists of a weekend experience combined with post-weekend sessions. It is designed to provide the tools to help put your marriage in order again. The main emphasis of the program is on communication between husband and wife. It will give you the opportunity to rediscover each other and to examine your lives together in a new and positive ways.

Visit the website: https://www.helpourmarriage.org/

 

Separated and Divorced Programs

 
DIVORCED CATHOLIC MINISTRY (English)
 
Resources of programs and books for divorced Catholics to help get your life back on track after divorce and move forward in your faith with hope and confidence.
 
Free Daily Inspiration email messages to encourage and inspire you on the journey after divorce.  
 
 
 
  SURVIVING DIVORCE: HOPE AND HEALING FOR THE CATHOLIC FAMILY (English)   
 
 The Surviving Divorce program offers help in healing of the
 human family. Regardless of where you are after a divorce or
separation, this program will help restore fullness of health, 
life, and joy to every family.                                                                                                                                                
 
DIVORCE AND BEYOND
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​When a marriage ends it is more than a separation of two people. It is a death of an important part of their lives. Divorce and Beyond, the popular program for adults who have gone through a recent divorce, offers readers the support and guidance they need to help them through the divorcing process.
https://www.smp.org/
 

Support Groups for Children

RAINBOWS FOR ALL CHILDREN: GUIDING YOUTH THROUGH THE STORMS OF LIFE 

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Rainbows for All Children is dedicated to being the premier source of support for all youth as they navigate grief and heal from lost, whether from death, divorced, deployment, or other trauma.

https://rainbows.org​

 

ONLINE

 

RECOVERING FROM DIVORCE PROGRAM
(English)
Recovering from Divorce Online will teach you a much better way, allowing you to emerge from your divorce a new version of yourself, living an abundant life filled with an extraordinary amount of purpose, peace, joy, and love.
https://divorcedcatholic.com/
THE BEGINNING EXPERIENCE (English)
The Beginning Experience is a structured weekend program where widowed, separated and divorced persons are guided through their grief process.  The Beginning Experience is an international peer ministry.  www.beginningexperience.org

 

BOOKS

 
DIVORCED. CATHOLIC. NOW WHAT?
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This book is written to address the core challenges every Catholic experiences with divorce from the perspective of their Catholic faith. Living the Catholic faith is the key to recovering from divorce.

http://divorcedcatholic.com/books/ ​
REBUILDING WHEN YOUR RELATIONSHIP ENDS



Rebuilding features Fisher’s “divorce process rebuilding blocks,” a proven nineteen-step process for putting one’s life back together after divorce. The “rebuilding” model makes the process healthier and less traumatic for those who are divorcing or divorced—and their children.

https://www.newharbinger.com/rebuilding-third-edition
PRAYERS FOR CATHOLICS EXPERIENCING DIVORCE
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​Prayers for Catholics Experiencing Divorce are forty-four prayers to help Catholics experiencing divorce heal the hurt as they rediscover themselves and their self-worth.
                                                                                                                         
http://www.liguori.org/prayers-for-catholics-experiencing-divorce.html
WHEN PARENTS DIVORCE OR SEPARATE
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Divorce and separation are painful experiences, particularly for children. Children may not fully understand what is happening between their parents. They may think that they are at fault, or feel like they are caught in the middle. As the divorce or separation unfolds and major changes in family structure and dynamics start to take place, children may become overwhelmed by their reactions.                                                                                                                  

http://store.pauline.org/english/books/productid/4279#gsc.tab=0
MAKING YOUR WAY AFTER YOUR PARENTS' DIVORCE
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​This book takes an honest look at the effects that divorce can have in the life of a teenager or young adult, and the ways that they can move toward healing and forgiveness after their parents' divorce. Although aimed at teenagers and young adults, this book is a valuable resource for counselors, ministers, religious educators, social workers, and divorced parents themselves. Ideal for both individual and group use.                                                                                                                  

http://www.liguori.org/making-your-way-after-your-parents-divorce.html
Primal Loss Click here for the PDF Book.

 

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Telephone number is 800-348-2400 or 260-356-8400.