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Archdiocese of Omaha - living at once in the ancient tradition of Roman Catholicism and the young, unique heritage of northeastern Nebraska.

Center for Family Formation - believing in the sacredness of families, our vision is to nurture, support and affirm all families in their diversity and life stages.

Widowed, Divorced & Separated of Omaha - a peer-to-peer Christian Ministry for widowed, divorced and separated person. WDS offers a safe environment where men, women and their families can find support in the following areas: spiritual, educational, friendship and social.

Spirit 102.7 FM - KVSS - Omaha's own Catholic talk radio station.

North American Conference of Separated and Divorced Catholics - Since 1975, NACSDC have been committed to the healing and recovery of those who have experienced separation and divorce. We also realize that people experiencing other sources of pain - whether widowed, never married, or single parents for any reason - may benefit from the programs we offer and the services we provide.

Catholic Answers - great resources on many aspects of the Catholic Faith.

Once Catholic - we want to walk with you as you sort through your issues with the Church and put you back in touch with a face-to-face community of Catholics. Good information, especially for those who are divorced.

The Singles Group at St. Leo's is a group of single people in their 40s, 50s & 60+, unmarried for any reason. We welcome everyone over 40 regardless of your church affiliation. For more details, please see our monthly calendar on our website by going to http://www.stleo.net and under "Groups/Organizations" go to "Singles." If you don't have Internet access, call the parish office at 397-0407.

Contact Us
Center for Family Formation
Archdiocese of Omaha
3214 North 60th Street
Omaha, NE 68104
402-551-9003 Ext. 1304
dmcarlson@archomaha.org

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Five Stages of Grief
Denial: An initial feeling of numbness, then thinking, "This cannot really be happening to me."

Anger: Feeling of rage against God, the former spouse, others, and even one's self.

Bargaining: with the former spouse to "patch things up," or with God to "take this problem away."

Depression: Feeling helpless, floundering, lifeless, and in extremes, even suicidal.

Acceptance: Reality of the loss is dealt with. The person grieving is at peace and is hopeful. A new beginning is experienced.