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Support Programs for Adults, Young Adults and Children

If you would like more information or a brochure about any of the following programs please contact the Program Coordinator of Widowed and Divorced Ministry at the:

Center for Family Life Formation
Archdiocese of Omaha
3214 North 60th Street
Omaha, NE 68104
402-551-9003 Ext. 1304


Coping - a six-week program for widowed, divorced, and separated adults of all faiths. These sessions are designed to help individuals work through the trauma of the death of a spouse or divorce. Four sessions are offered throughout the year at various churches in the Omaha area. This program is also offered in Columbus and Fremont, Nebraska. Pre-registration is not required. Check out for schedule and location.

Beginning Experience (BE) - a weekend retreat for widowed and divorced adults of all faiths. The BE weekend is a time of healing and growth. The weekend begins on Friday evening and ends Sunday afternoon. Pre-registration is required. Check out for more information and an application.

Annulment Seminar - Usually offered in the spring each year. A representative from the Omaha Archdiocese Tribunal Office will talk about Canon Law and the theological reasons for obtaining an annulment. Time will be available for questions and answers about the annulment process. Contact Kay Buhrman; Widowed, Divorced & Separated Ministry Coordinator at 402-557-5514 or email for more information or to register.

Remarriage Preparation - Those couples entering remarriage face a higher risk factor than those marrying for the first time. This program assist couples in recognizing the complexities of remarriage, assessing and improving their personal communication skills and working out some to the "nitty gritty" of parenting, step-parenting, combining households and developing a healthy marriage relationship. Contact the Center for Family Life Formation for dates and times - 402-551-9003 ext. 1304. Pre-registration is required.


"Who Am I Now?" - a six-week program for children 7 to 16 who are adjusting to a parent's death or divorce. This session is offered in the summer only in conjunction with the adult Coping sessions. Pre-registration is required.

Contact Us
Center for Family Life Formation
Archdiocese of Omaha
3300 N. 60th Street
Omaha, NE 68104
402-551-9003 Ext. 1304
"WDS is my new extended family, without them I would not have met so many new friends, some very close. This group has opened up opportunities for me to be part of the whole world rather than my own small, lonely and closed in world."
P. W. - Omaha
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