The Catholic Diocese of Wichita offers various programs for those who have suffered loss from separation or divorce or from the death of a spouse. Please call the Office of Marriage and Family Life at (316) 685-5240 for more information.

Beginning Experience (Website)

A weekend program that helps persons through the grief process after the loss of a spouse through separation, divorce, or death.

For more information, click here.


Catholic Divorce Ministry is the ministry of the North American Conference of Separated and Divorced Catholics, Inc. working since 1974 to create a network of support for families experiencing separation and divorce. CDM speaks to the Church with the united, collective voice of separated and divorced Catholics. For more information, click here.

Surviving Divorce/Catholic Divorce Survival Program

Surviving Divorce/Catholic Divorce Survival Guide Series is a 12 weeks series.  The cost is $35 per person.  This program was created to bring hope and healing to divorced and separated Catholics.  With the help of counselors, theologians, and priest you can go from pain and loneliness to help and healing. Come laugh, cry and identify with others who share their journey through divorce from heartache to healing. 

Upcoming Series:    For more information, please contact Mary LIebl at (316) 393-5472.

If you would like to bring this program to your parish, please contact Sharon Witzell at (316) 685-5240 or    

Spiritual Direction

Please call the Spiritual Life Center at (316) 744-0167 for more information.

Talitha Koum

Taliitha Koum is a group of divorced, widowed, separated, and never married mothers.  We provide support through Christ-centered education, friendship and mutual service within a Catholic community.  E-mail us at, go to our website at or call Jody at 316-680-6654 for more information.