Are you or someone you know an adult child of divorced parents? Divorce can cause numerous wounds to all involved. Sometimes others try minimize the damage caused by divorce by saying things like, “Children are resilient. They’ll be ok.” But the truth is, as I’ve learned from first-hand experience, is that divorce ALWAYS hurts. No one escapes unharmed.
The St. Raymond Nonnatus Foundation for Freedom, Family and Faith provides:
What We Can't Provide:
We will do our best to point you to someone who can get you the help you need.
The initial mission of the foundation is outreach to families and individuals affected by divorce and separation.
St. Raymond Nonnatus Foundation Interview with "Josephine" on the Affects of Divorce/Separation on Her Adult Children
Come to "Family Faith Weekend" this fall on September 21/22 at Our Lady of Mercy/St. Brigid's Parish Communities held at OLM in Leroy, NY!
Saturday, September 21st will feature Keynote Speaker, Rose Sweet
who will discuss "Getting Along with Difficult People - What Jesus Did" and "The Secret to Lasting Happiness - What Jesus Said". In addition to Rose, Chas Defeo, Michael and Kate Ruszala, Denise Spadaccia, and Shawn DeSantis will be featured presenters
Learn more about this FREE event on 9/21 at www.ourladyofmercyleroy.org.
Sunday, September 22 at 6:30 p.m. will feature a Catholic Family Concert like none other with Array of Hope Ministries. The concert will be an uplifting, multi-media event for the entire family. It surely will be filled with hope and prayer. The Sunday event will require tickets, and the cost is just $20. Buy tickets at www.arrayofhope.net/tour-schedule/.
Please let your friends know about "Family Faith Weekend"!
The address is: Our Lady of Mercy Church, 44 Lake Street, Leroy, NY 14482. More info: email firstname.lastname@example.org. or call 585-768-6543.
Mercedarian Pastor Father Matthew Phelan and Spiritual Moderator Father Kenneth Breen will be glad to see you at this event!
This event is sponsored in part by the St. Raymond Nonnatus Foundation for Freedom, Family, and Faith. Learn more about us at www.nonnatus.org
The Importance of Family Time
In today's fast-paced tech world, we forget to slow down as a family especially since summer is the perfect time to spend with our precious family members. Vacations, day trips, time at the pool, church events are some of the ways families can cherish special time.
Most of all, as Catholics, time as a family at Sunday Mass is of utmost importance. This is the greatest way to grow closer as a family.
Here are 10 Simple Ways to Grow Closer as a Family This Summer
Join Us In Our Expansion Project as a Partner
The St. Raymond Nonnatus Foundation for Freedom, Family, and Faith is an expression and application of the charisms of the Mercedarian Religious Order. Our mission is to make outreach to families in crisis, and our initial mission is to families and individuals affected by divorce and separation.
Our latest endeavors include a larger reach through digital media via Smart Speaker devices such as "Amazon's Alexa" and "Echo". We are in the process of moving forward in the development of apps for these devices related to the Catholic faith and phone apps. These endeavors will take time, effort, and also funds.
The St. Raymond Nonnatus Foundation will hold another "On-line Support Group for Adult Children of Divorce" on Thursday, June 27th at 8 p.m. EST.