In an emergency, dial 911 or call the National Domestic Violence 24-Hour Hotline at 800.799.7233 or 800.787.3224 TTY for counseling assistance. Visit www.ndvh.org for more information. In Illinois call 877.863.6338. Visit www.batteredwomensnetwork.org for more information.
April is Child Abuse Awareness Month – Please see Fr. Chuck Dahm’s homily. (pdf)
Pre-Cana Domestic Violence Awareness Module for Marriage Preparation
Thank you for your ministry of preparing couples for marriage. To assist you, find a brief module to raise awareness of an often-unrecognized reality that domestic violence exists in Catholic marriages. Pre-Cana may be the last best chance to avoid the pain of domestic violence in marriage.