Do you have questions about your civil divorce, someone else’s, or what the Church really teaches? Feel free to access these helpful links:
DO YOU NEED PERMISSION TO DIVORCE?
Clear advice from one of the nations’ top and most respected Canon Lawyers, Ed Peters, JD, JCD, Ref. Sig.Ap.
IS IT OKAY TO SEPARATE?
Separation is delicate; it may be necessary for safety, to move one to needed reform, or it may be seriously sinful.
DIVORCE ER! QUICK TIPS
Get some quick, wise guidance if you (or someone you love) are in the crisis now!
SUMMARY OF WHAT THE CHURCH TEACHES
The Church always looks to Christ for the truth that will set us free . . . from woundedness, fear, anxiety, and sin.
COMMON MYTHS ABOUT DIVORCE
No, you are not excommunicated and yes, you may receive the Sacraments; find out more here.
CAN I DATE AFTER DIVORCE?
Dating is never “casual.” Better know what you are doing this time around.
THEOLOGY OF THE BODY FOR THE DIVORCED
If you open to this, you will understand and even be encouraged by all Church teachings on love, sex, & marriage!
WHY IS IT SO DIFFICULT TO FORGIVE?
It’s never easy, especially when the wounds are deep. But it is the KEY to your freedom and happiness.
REMAINING FAITHFUL EVEN AFTER CIVIL DIVORCE
Every situation is different. Even after a divorce, you can live alone, remain faithful, and be truly happy.
WHAT IS GOD’S WILL FOR ME NOW?
God is not a distant puppetmaster whose will is difficult to discover. He gave us the answer.
HELP FOR ADULT CHILDREN OF DIVORCE
Every child, no matter the age, takes a huge hit with divorce. Healing is still God’s specialty!
I JUST CAN’T FORGIVE
When we have a deep desire for justice, forgiveness can seem impossible. It’s not; read more.
ANNULMENT IS NOT THE ENEMY
Catholic “annulment” (Declaration of Nullity) is a huge gift but is also feared and grossly misunderstood.
DO I NEED A DIVORCE RECOVERY COACH?
Yes. Lots of complicated emotional, spiritual, financial, relationship, and boundary issues. Don’t do it alone.
THE GOOD THING ABOUT DIVORCE
Divorce is never “good” but lots of graces and good can come from it if we will trust God in it all.
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