USCCB Publishing Resources
When I Call for Help: A Pastoral Response to Domestic Violence Against Women
Product Code: 5-509P
Package: 10 Booklet
Size: 4" X 9" Inches
Catholic Support Group Material
Support Groups offer a supportive and safe environment to survivors of domestic abuse while providing experience in group facilitation. If you are interested in facilitating a Catholic faith-based domestic abuse support group please see the following information below and contact us.
Wings Like a Dove: Healing for the Abused Christian Woman
Through the voices of survivors and religious leaders, Wings Like a Dove offers hope and healing to abused women and valuable information for religious and community groups:
This DVD program contains an in-depth discussion of the theological issues that are often troubling or confusing for Christian women in abusive relationships: blame, submission, anger, the marriage covenant, divorce, repentance, forgiveness, despair and faith.
Also see Circles of Healing for a supplementary support group curriculum to accompany this video.
Study Guide Author: Ann Downer, MS EdD
Pub. Date: 1997
Publisher: FaithTrust Institute
Format: DVD, Paperback
Total Length: 34 minutes
Film Festival Award, National Network of Violence Prevention Practitioners
"This is an excellent pastoral ministry resource." ~ Sheila Garcia, Secretariat for Family, Laity, Women and Youth, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops