When family crisis strikes, it can be challenging to navigate the proper steps to overcome a trauma which can be devastating to members of the family. As Catholics and as people of faith, we are not immune to adversities that can impact family life. Addiction, family break-up, sickness, accidents, relationship issues, dealing with extended family members, and many other causes challenge the unit to undergo tremendous stress. This article offers ten ways to deal with crisis when it happens especially for Catholics who rely on God to help them through the tragedies of life.
I hope these suggestions are helpful to you and your family. The most essential aspect of all is perseverance during family challenges, so trust that in the end the Lord will bring needed healing and answers. If you need additional support during a family crisis, check out the resources at the St. Raymond Nonnatus Foundation and learn about how the ministry may be able to support you and your family through needed prayer and care at Nonnatus.org.