Your Catholic faith is the key to your recovery from divorce

Let us help you tap into it.

The Most Effective Catholic Divorce Recovery Program Available

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Based 100% on Catholic teaching and doctrine, Recovering from Divorce will shorten your recovery time, help you regain hope, and restore peace to your life by helping your more fully tap into the power of your Catholic faith.

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Available online, at home, or in your parish*.

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In use by parishes and dioceses throughout the United States and Canada.

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Divorce is difficult on budgets. All of Divorced Catholic’s programs are designed to be affordable.

What’s In the Program

13 Session Program

Use the core program that has helped so many of Catholics worldwide recover from divorce.

Program Guide

The Recovering from Divorce Program Guide guides you step-by-step down the path to hope and healing.

Video Testimonials

Be inspired by the testimonies of other divorced Catholics who have been through the program.

Prayer Book

Prayers written especially for divorced Catholics help you feel connected to your faith.

Daily Inspirations

Receive email inspirations daily to encourage and inspire you.

Weekly Online Chat

Weekly online chat sessions allows you to ask questions and stay on track.

Personal Coach

You will be assigned a personal coach who will guide you every step of the way.

Bonus Materials

Bonus materials help insure your success.

What You Will Learn

Session 1

Why Does It Hurt So Badly?

Learn why the emotional pain associated with divorce is equal to the grief experienced with the death of a loved one. Learn about the grief cycle and why going through it is so important to fully recovering from divorce.

Session 7

What Does the Church Teach about Divorce

There is so much confusion and wrong information associated with a Catholic experiencing divorce. Can I still be Catholic? Can I still receive the sacraments? Can I ever get married again? What is an annulment and why do I need one? are just some of the questions addressed in this session.

Session 2

Taking Care of Yourself

This session will teach you how to restore peace and well-being into your life using proven techniques to deal with the physical, emotional and spiritual challenges of divorce.

Session 8

Christ the Great Healer

Christ didn’t stop healing after His ascension into Heaven. He continues His healing ministry in the present time. Learn how to tap into the healing power of the Divine Physician through your Catholic faith to help you fully recover from the wounds of divorce.

Session 3

The Power of Prayer

Our Lord, the Blessed Mother, and all the saints are anxious to help at all times, but especially during difficult times. In this session learn the power of prayer and how to pray to our Heavenly allies to ask for their help.

Session 9

Tapping Into the Sacraments

The sacraments are the most powerful gifts Christ gave the Church. Sadly, many Catholics don’t take advantage of them nearly enough. This session teaches the power of the sacraments, especially the Sacraments of the Eucharist and Reconciliation, to heal and provide the graces needed to weather to storm of divorce.

Session 4

Handling Anger

Anger is a normal emotion, especially when dealing with the reality of divorce. Learn the proper and healthy ways to use anger and the warning signs of when anger is not being channelled properly and what you can do to avoid its destructive consequences.

Session 10

Dealing with the Former Spouse

One of the most challenging aspects of divorce is dealing with the former spouse. This sessions gives key strategies in how to deal with a difficult former spouse, how to build a more cooperative relationship with them, and why a good working relationship with your former spouse is key to your children recovering from the divorce.

Session 5

Why Did God Allow This To Happen?

This session deals squarely with the question of why would a loving God allow you to go through such an emotionally and physically destructive event as a divorce. Learn how God never abandons you no matter how alone you might feel.

Session 11

Helping Children Deal with Divorce

Children are the innocent victims of divorce. This session teaches the essential keys to helping your children cope with divorce. It gives concrete strategies for helping your children move past the intense pain and uncertainty of divorce to accepting its reality and thrive.

Session 6

Coping with Fear

Next to anger, fear is the most common emotion associated with divorce. By digging into the words of Christ and the Church’s teaching, the session presents solid ways to cope with fear and not allow it to paralyze you or hamper your process in recovering from divorce.

Session 12

Dating and Intimacy

The Catholic Church’s belief on the permanence of marriage creates many challenges for the divorced Catholic. This session deals head-on the question: “Can I date after my divorce?” by providing sound teaching based on 2,000 years of wisdom. This session gives solid strategies for grabbling with the challenges of being “single” again.

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Session 13

Keeping the Momentum

The session reviews the key elements of the Program to help ensure you will continue to heal and recover from divorce once the Program is over. You will learn eight essentials for keeping the momentum and living what you have learned.

How the Program Works

Weekly Sessions

A topic is presented each week for your reading and reflection.

Video Testimonials

A video is presented each week, typically from the Voices of Hope video series, of divorced Catholics sharing their experiences, challenges, and triumphs to give you insights and encouragement.

Questions and Exercises

Each session provides questions and exercises to help you better learn and live what is being presented.

Prayer Suggestions

Prayers written just for Catholics experiencing divorce deepen your faith and give you courage and hope.

Daily Inspirations

Each day you will receive a Daily Inspiration email in your Inbox to encourage and inspire you.

Personal Coach

You will be assigned a personal coach who is always ready to assist you via email and keep you on-track.

Weekly Online Q&A Chat

Each week you will be given the opportunity to join an online Q&A chat with other people going through the program to ask questions and get feedback. You can participate anonymously, if you choose.

Receive These Great Benefits

Healing

Recover faster from the emotional pain

Wisdom

Gain wisdom and make better decisions

Peace

Find more peace by living your faith and letting go of the hurt and anger

Hope

Restore hope by gaining clarity about your future

Confidence

Gain confidence and overcome fear

Resilience

Be better equipped to handle life’s ups-and-downs after divorce

Here's What People Are Saying About the Program

Going through the Recovering from Divorce Program literally transformed me from despair to hope by the blessings of our Catholic faith. Stefanie

When my world was falling apart into a million pieces, the Recovering from Divorce Program helped me to stay sane and helped me put the pieces back together. Mila

divorcedcatholic.org’s Recovering from Divorce Program gave me more hope and faith in God’s plan for me going forward.

Mike

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