For more than 77 years, Catholic Social Services (CSS) has been providing people in need with the tools they need to reach their full potential, regardless of their faith or origin. If you're looking for spiritual guidance or counseling on family matters, your pastor is the best person to contact. The Raymond Nonnatus Foundation offers free pastoral consultations with a mercedary friar, as well as podcasts and video series on topics for Catholics affected by divorce and separation. Restored Ministry provides content, guidance and community to help teens and young adults recover from the trauma of divorce or separation from their parents, so that they can break the cycle of dysfunction and divorce.
Seasons of Hope is a Catholic support group for people in grief that explores grief through the Scriptures, prayer, reflection activities, and the exchange of faith. Cornerstone of Hope is a nonprofit comprehensive bereavement support center that serves children, teens and adults who have experienced the death of a loved one. The sexual integrity resource page provides resources for individuals, couples, parents, educators, and clergy who address the harms of pornography, including prevention, protection, and healing. Covenant Eyes helps families prevent access to pornography through their Internet connection.
There are also e-books, guides for protecting children online, and support for the spouses of a person addicted to pornography, and many other resources. Integrity Restored helps restore the integrity of individuals, spouses and families who have been affected by pornography and porn addiction by providing education, training, encouragement and resources to break free from pornography, heal relationships, and help parents prevent and respond to exposure to pornography which is so devastating in the lives of our children. Courage International is an apostolate for men and women who experience same-sex attraction. It provides spiritual support, training and companionship.
The Person and Identity Project offers training, workshops and pastoral guidance on transgender issues and the human person. Organic Conceptions provides cognitive behavioral therapy and emotional health support to help you reduce stress and regain joy while trying to get pregnant. NaPro technology is a science of women's health that monitors and maintains women's reproductive and gynecological health. It provides medical and surgical treatments that fully cooperate with the reproductive system.
The Catholic Medical Association (CMA) is the largest association of Catholics in the field of health care. It helps its members to grow in faith, maintain ethical integrity, and provide excellent health care in accordance with the teachings of the Church. A diocese-wide effort has been launched to support essential ministries, formation and outreach in Columbus Church. More than 50 Catholic health professionals attended a reception at The Ohio State University (OSU), where at least half of the crowd consisted of young medical students and other Catholic health students from all over Central Ohio.
Two medical students who are actively involved in pro-life organizations at OSU say that expressing support for Catholic teaching on the dignity of life is a constant challenge because most of their peers do not agree with their position. The Catholic Medical Association is a community of health professionals led by doctors that informs, organizes and inspires its members in firm fidelity to the teachings of the Catholic Church to defend the principles of the Catholic faith in the science and practice of medicine.