Divorce and Beyond is a ten-week recovery program for divorced Catholics who want to gain a perspective on their divorce, cope with the emotions involved in divorce, and move on in a constructive way with their lives. Each session consists of an opportunity to share, a reading and discussion based on the book Divorce and Beyond. Contact Becky Hargreaves at 235-6040 or Dave Fish at 277-1833.
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The Rachel’s Vineyard Retreats provide a supportive, confidential and non-judgmental environment for women or men recovering from the emotional and spiritual effects of abortion. The weekend retreat helps participants experience God’s love and begin the process of restoration, renewal and healing. Contact Kris Gasperi at 515-306-7838.
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The Committed to Freedom Retreat is designed for individuals who have been sexually abused. The retreat weekend helps participants experience God’s love, identify spiritual tools to move beyond the damage left by abuse, and develop a strategy for healthy living. It is appropriate for individuals at any stage of recovery. Contact Hope and Healing Ministries (877-896-4673).
No Committed to Freedom Retreats are scheduled in Iowa for 2010-11.
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The Serenity Weekend is a renewal and support weekend for individuals recovering from chemical dependency or persons living with recovering dependents. The weekend includes talks, discussion, relaxation and prayer conducted by an experienced team of recovering alcoholics. The weekend begins Friday evening and concludes about noon on Sunday. Contact American Martyrs Retreat House (266-3543 or <DBQAMRH@dbqarch.org>).