Marriage, Family, and Respect Life

Divorce Recovery

A variety of support group meetings/conferences/activities are available to help those who are adjusting to the loss due to separation or divorce. These activities are designed to help individuals come to a better understanding of themselves and of their relationship to God and the community.


More information about the annulment process is available on the Diocesan Tribunal page. To discuss the annulment process contact the Tribunal, 912-201-4100, to schedule a phone consultation.

Surviving Divorce

A 12 week program that brings hope and healing to those who have experienced the pain and loneliness of a broken marriage.

Next group begins:

All groups are currently on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

For more info: Contact Deacon Michael Amato 912-897-5156 or .

Divorced-Separated Catholic Support Groups

Groups in Grovetown (St. Teresa of Avila parish) and Savannah (New Flight, Catholic Divorce Survival and Savannah Catholic Singles) provide peer support and social events for those who are divorced or widowed.
  • Savannah
    New Flight Association for Christian Singles was started in the Savannah Deanery for divorced, separated and widowed Catholics and friends. They meet every other Monday at 6:30 p.m. to share a meal at a local restaurant, or a potluck supper. For more information or to be added to the list for the dates and places of activities, please contact Marriage, Family, and Respect Life using the form below.
  • Augusta
    St. Teresa of Avila, Grovetown. Surviving Divorce, Hope and Healing for the Catholic Family. For more information, contact Sharon at 706-373-3229 or

Catholic Divorce Ministry

This site provides important information about resources for divorced and separated Catholics.

Director of Fellowship and Life

Patrick Tunnell

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