Marriage Advocacy

ForYourMarriage.org offers this list of wonderful resources if you’re having difficulty in your marriage. Click here to view their website. Please contact Veronica Olson in the Parish Office if you need to look into beginning the Annulment process.

Support for Troubled Marriages

Please take advantage of these programs to help save your marriage.

Retrouvaille
A weekend experience combined with a series of 6-12 post-weekend sessions over three months. The main emphasis of the program is on communication in marriage between husband and wife. There are neither group dynamics nor group discussion on the weekend.
800-470-2230

The Third Option
An ongoing group program for marriages. It combines 14 unique skill-building workshops, sharing by mentor couples who have overcome marital problems, and a support group component. Because it uses a “self-change” model, one spouse may come alone.
Pat Ennis
315-472-6754, x320
pat@thethirdoption.com

Journey of Hope
A proven, powerful solution to bringing hope and healing to divorced Catholics. It can be used by individuals on a personal basis and by parishes in a group setting.
Victoria Linehan
800-929-1602
victoria@hope-again.com

BAN – Beyond Affairs Network
An International Support Group with local chapters for people recovering from the devastating experience of a spouse’s affair.
Anne and Brian Bercht
604-859-9393
anne@passionatelife.ca

COMPASSION WORKSHOPS: Anger & Violence Regulation
Educational programs for individuals and families that deal with the detection, treatment and prevention of abuse (home study/self-training kit available).
Steven Stosny, PhD
301-921-2010
stosny@compassionpower.com

Controlled Separation: Divorce Prevention
This divorce prevention process provides hope for seemingly hopeless marital relationships on the brink of divorce. Shows couples how to avoid making an impulsive divorce decision, how to slow down, cool down, and rebuild a healthy marriage.
Lee Raffel, MSW & Elsie Radtke, MEd, founders
elsiepradtke@aol.com

Divorce Busting Programs
Trained coaches support couples who want to save their marriage.
Michele Weiner-Davis
800-664-2435 or 815-337-8000
virginia@divorcebusting.com

The Alexander House: Marriage Disciples
This couple-to-couple program has helped thousands of couples rediscover the joy and happiness in their marriage by walking with them and sharing practical ways to live out God’s plan for their marriage.
Greg Alexander
210-858-6195
greg@thealexanderhouse.org

National Registry of Marriage Friendly Therapists
This group lists therapists with many years of training and experience in marriage and couples therapy who are dedicated to helping marriages succeed if at all possible.

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