The Catholic's Divorce Survival Guide



"The Catholic's Divorce Survival program is to be commended. It fills a niche too often vacant in materials for Catholic families who suffer the pain of divorce. This program has brought compassion and healing to many in the Rockford Diocese where the program has been in use for some time. The content is faithful to the teaching of the Church and blends empathy for souls with a clear exposition of the truths of the Catholic faith.."
—Bishop Thomas G. Doran.

"In the years I have facilitated our Divorce Healing Ministry support group, I have never seen anything even close to the responses we're getting with the new Catholic's Divorce Survival series. This program makes leading a group so much easier for me... All the work has been done for me. The DVDs feature "real" people that we all can relate to... I, for one, am so blessed to be on both the giving and the receiving end of this program. It propels my own spiritual growth and understanding of what happened to me and why and helps me to bring hope to others."
—Givanna DeSanti-Medina


The Catholic's Divorce Survival Guide
by Rose Sweet

The Catholic's Divorce Survival Guide is a twelve part program that brings healing and hope to divorced and separated Catholics. With the help of expert counselors, theologians, and priests, author and presenter Rose Sweet guides participants from pain and loneliness to hope and healing. Practical advice meets spiritual growth through the Sacraments, the teachings of the Church (including the Theology of the Body), and wisdom from experts and others who have suffered through divorce. As divorced and separated Catholics experience this pastoral program, their lives are rejuvenated, their hope is restored and their faith in Christ and his Church is renewed.

Participants will:

  • Learn how to gain personal healing and hope.
  • Discover how to work through the emotional upheaval of separation and divorce.
  • Gain wisdom from experts and others who have share their experiences.
  • Learn how to navigate through new financial concerns.
  • Address questions of forgiveness, family, and new relationships.
  • Gain an understanding of the meaning and purpose of the annulment process.

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The Catholic's Divorce Survival Guide Program Components:

The Catholic's Divorce Survival Guide Starter Kit

The Catholic’s Divorce Survival Guide was created to bring specific help—through books, DVDs, websites, and other timely media—in the healing of the human family. Regardless of where you are after a divorce or separation, this program can help you and your family find answers to the questions you have and help restore fullness of health, life, and joy to every family.

This Starter Kit inludes:

  • Twelve DVD Set
  • Leader's Guide 
  • Personal Survival Guide (for participants)

Retail Price: $174.95

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Personal Survival Guide

This Personal Survival Guide is simple and easy to use, providing Survival Points and Take Home Tips that correspond to the DVD Sessions. It also contains plenty of space for journaling notes and reflections, helping the lessons to take root in the heart.

Retail Price: $14.95

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Joining Rose in these twelve 30-minute sessions is a distinguished team of priests and professionals, including Fr. Mitch Pacwa, SJ, Dr. Ray Guarendi, Fr. Donald Calloway, MIC, Christopher West, and Fr. Steve Porter, STL, who have dedicated their lives to helping people understand and cope with loss and grief. Together with the testimonies of recently divorced people, they will guide you through the upheaval of separation and divorce, and then, through the teachings and Sacraments of the Church, they will help you find the peace, power, and passion you’ve always desired.

Retail Price: $149.95

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Leader's Guide

This Leader’s Guide provides leaders with a step-by-step guide to facilitating The Catholic’s Divorce Survival Guide. It contains practical tips and insights on effective leadership, planning, and follow-up for a group, as well as “What to Expect” in a group, and guidance for ministering to the divorced and separated.  

Retail Price: $24.95

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