Support in Times of Pain and Suffering

Help in time of need
SmartLoving LogoIs your marriage struggling under the burden of arguments, resentments, or outright conflict? Or would you simply like a chance to enrich the way you communicate as a couple? The Smart Loving Breakthrough program helps couples improve the way they communicate with each other. The program draws on relationship psychology and the Theology of the Body. It is both scientific and fully Catholic. The program can be delivered to you by mentors within the Diocese of East Anglia or you can access it online from home. To request the mentored program, please email: To access the Breakthrough program online, do to:


Retrouvaille A Lifeline For Troubled Marriages

This is an excellent programme for marriages which are in significant trouble, although all couples can benefit from the programme. It has a high rate of success in helping repair marriages, even some which have already broken down.
Course dates can be found here


Rachel’s Vineyard

Rachel's Vineyard is a safe place to renew and rebuild your life after experiencing the trauma of abortion. The healing weekends offer you a supportive, confidential and non-judgemental environment where women and men can deal with painful post-abortive emotions.

For men and women, and all those affected by abortion, Rachel’s Vineyard offers a place of healing and forgiveness. 
Course dates can be found here

Grief to Grace
Healing the wounds of abuse “Grief to Grace is a specialised 5-day programme of spiritual and psychological healing for anyone who has suffered sexual, physical, emotional or spiritual abuse in childhood, adolescence or adulthood.”

For written resources on a range of martial challenges, please follow this link: