Catholic dating after divorce
Peer support groups, professional counseling, and kind people in your faith community are likely places to seek out support.If you are separated, use this time to reflect on God’s will for you.Robert Bankle, a retired editor of a construction publication who volunteers as a greeter at Philadelphia’s Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, said Wednesday he sees the guidelines as a clarification that Chaput was obliged to make.“If something’s not clear, let’s make it clear, even if it’s unpopular,” said the 75-year-old from Bucks County, just outside the city.
How Controlled Separation Can Save Your Marriage by Raffel and Houston, Contemporary Books, 1999 Mom’s House, Dad’s House by Ricci, Simon and Schuster, 1997 Adult Children of Divorced Parents, by Rodgers and Rodgers, Resource Publications, 2003 Voices of Children of Divorce by Dr. Martin’s Griffin, 2000 Parenting After Divorce by Stahl.
Attend Retrouvaille, participate in The Third Option program, seek effective counseling from a professional, and pray for strength to follow your marital commitment. If you are a single parent, seek help from other single parents.
Attend parent education opportunities through your local grammar school, high school, park district, or library.
If there’s one big lesson I learned during the years I was trying to recover from my divorce, it’s definitely that the world has a very different idea of how to heal those wounds than what will actually heal them.
Church Teachings on Divorce “If either spouse causes serious danger to body or spirit to the other spouse or the children, that spouse gives the other a legitimate cause for separating…” Code of Canon Law “…for people who have undergone divorce…it is even more necessary for the Church to offer continual love and assistance, without there being any obstacle to admission to the sacraments.” Pope John Paul II, in Familiaris Consortio, 1981 “Any baptized person who is not prohibited by law can and must be admitted to Holy Communion.” Code of Canon Law “The Church does not admit to Eucharistic Communion divorced persons who have remarried.” Pope John Paul II in Familiaris Consortio, 1981 “The Lord Jesus insisted on the original intention of the Creator who willed that marriage be indissoluble.