Archdiocesan Parish Support Groups

Many who hunger for God’s consolation after the loss of a loved one, separation or divorce or other circumstance will find that faith-based programs can offer them hope and comfort. A listing of parish support groups is now available on the Family Life Office webpage.  Currently, the Archdiocese of Newark has over 60 different types of support groups ministering to an estimate of 1,200 people each year. The types of groups include: general bereavement, bereaved parents, separated & divorced, single parents and same sex attraction. To find a support group near you, please go to: and  select  the group  type from the menu on the right.