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Address: 1404 East 9th Street, Cleveland, OH 44114

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Hope & Healing

Lord, my God, I call out by day; at night I cry aloud in your presence.  Let my prayer come before you; incline your ear to my cry; For my soul is filled with troubles; my life draws near to Sheol.                                                                                                                                                      - Psalm 88:1-4
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Grief & Bereavement

We have a Lord who is capable of crying with us, capable of walking with us in the most difficult moments of life. - Pope Francis

Bereavement support is offered at several locations in the Catholic Cemeteries Association system.  Including "Drop in"  support groups.  There are parishes that also offer bereavement support groups that provide structured sessions.

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Separated or Divorce Recovery

Let the Church always be a place of mercy and hope, where everyone is welcomed, loved and forgiven. - Pope Francis

Separated and Struggling?

  • Try reading "A Gift of Self" by Maria Pia Campanella
  • If that book is helpful for you there are people that meet for discussion
  • We can help find an individual that can help with listening to what you are going through.

Divorced and Struggling?

In Lake Geauga County:  http://www.divorced-separated.net/

Sacred Steps to Peace

  • A divorce recovery program that helps facilitate the healing process.
  • Please fill out the form below to receive information on Sacred Steps meetings. 

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Annulment

The Tribunal of the Diocese of Cleveland offers a program for beginning the annulment process. The First Step Program is meant to provide individuals with a simplified method for the initial presentation of a case to the Tribunal.  

Additional resources for those who are separated include the book "The Gift of Self", Retrouvaille and other programs that assist with healing, reconciliation, and rebuilding of relationships.

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