Separated and Divorced
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Separated and Divorced

Provides resources and support for those persons who are Separated and Divorced.

Counseling Resources

There are many counseling resources and support groups for the separated and divorced available throughout the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. For more information or assistance, contact us below.

New Horizons - A Day of Healing: Beyond Divorce

Another date is in the works for 2024! Be on the lookout for more information as it becomes available.

The New Horizons retreat is an opportunity for reflection, personal work, and celebration to help people embark on a new phase of life after divorce. This retreat is for men and women who are divorced or separated with no chance of reconciliation. Those divorced, recently or for years, will find the day rewarding. While the day is a ministry of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, members of all faiths are welcome.


Parish-Based Support Groups

Single Again Divorce Ministry

St. John Vianney | 1755 N Calhoun Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005-5036
Thursdays (every other week) | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Single Again Divorce Ministry is a support community for those who are separated or divorced. Meetings are free, with no registration required. Come to make new friends, learn, and find healing. It is open to all men and women from any parish or none.

For more information about the group, please contact Edell Schaefer via e-mail at

Community-Based Support Groups

Washington County Separated, Divorced, and Widowed Men and Women

Kettle Moraine YMCA | 1111 W Washington Ave, West Bend, WI 53095-2433
Mondays 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm  and  Mondays w/ Potluck Meeting | 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Washington County Separated, Divorced, and Widowed Men and Women is a support community that provides a means to share ideas, concerns, support, love, and fellowship from a Christian perspective. They have guest speakers, panel discussions, small group sharing, and other activities.

For more information about the group, contact one of the Board Members: President: Fred Chlupp 262-629-9019, Vice President: Mary Ciocarelli 262-334-3766, Treasurer: Keith Yahn 262-844-4671, Programs: Leroy Bauer at 262-338-0470 /, Board Member: Jackie Sneen 262-339-1220.

Schedule of Activities: April - June 2024


For more information:

Susan McNeil, M.Div
Director, Department for Catholic Social Responsibility
Director, Office for Lay Ministry
Director, Synod Implementation


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Phone:  (414) 769-3300
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