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Sexual Abuse Healing

Grief to Grace

“Let the Church always be a place of 

mercy and hope, where everyone is welcomed, loved, and forgiven.”

~ Pope Francis

So many are suffering from the effects of emotional, physical and sexual abuse. Where can they heal? Where can they feel safe and loved?

The Archdiocese of Newark  sponsors  "Grief to Grace" retreats. This retreat is for those who have suffered from emotional, physical and sexual abuse.

If you or someone you know has been a victim of abuse there is healing.


The Way Retreat

The Way is a free,3-day prayer program for men and women organized by The Archdiocese of Washington. This retreat is an opportunity suvivors to heal through guided meditation and prayer. 

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**Due to restrictions as a result of COVID-19 new retreat dates for October 2020 are waiting to be confirmed. 

Contact Us

Respect Life Office
171 Clifton Ave.
Newark, NJ 07104
Cheryl A. Riley
The Mercy House