Ministry for Separated &

Divorced Catholics

AT THE WELL (ATW) is a Ministry of the Office of Family Life to separated and divorced Catholics that advocates for and encourages the spiritual, emotional and social recovery and development of those who are separated, divorced, or are Catholics in irregular marriages following a divorce.

At the Well Sessions available in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington:

Calvert County:

At The Well Calvert County is offering virtual support group meetings for those who are separated or divorced on Zoom the first and third Sundays of every month at 7:30 p.m. To receive an invitation to the meetings, text 301-922-0084 or email [email protected] and provide your text number and email. We are currently offering a course called “Surviving Divorce” on the first Sunday with some social sharing. The third Sunday is a follow-up from the class for discussion and questions, followed by our usual sharing meeting. All are welcome. If you have questions or trouble connecting, please text 240-832-6058.

Montgomery County:

At the Well St. Elizabeth’s (Rockville) Separated and Divorced Spiritual Support Group is holding virtual meetings on the first and third Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. For more information, or to access the meetings, please contact Linda Luisi at [email protected].

St. Mary’s County:

At The Well at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church brings hope and healing to those who have experienced the loneliness of a broken marriage. Throughout the year, we offer twelve-week sessions using a program called “Surviving Divorce.” We meet on Sunday evenings from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. For more information and to register, please contact Judith Gwynn at [email protected].

Washington DC:

At The Well Georgetown Separated, Divorced or Widowed Group meets every Monday evening at 7:30 p.m., either on Zoom or at Holy Trinity Church. They use “Rebuilding When Your Relationship Ends” as a basis for discussion. Everything is confidential. For more information and the Zoom link or access to the Holy Trinity room, contact Jack at [email protected] (202-986-3838); Mary Ellen at [email protected]m (301-509-1223); or Vilma (703-244-9364).


To sign up for our monthly At the Well Newsletter for information on upcoming events, workshops, meetings as well as a message from our chaplain and other ways to stay connected spiritually, please send an email to [email protected].

Please contact the Office of Family Life for more information.