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Kelly A. Klaus, MA, LMFT
29122 Rancho Viejo Rd., Suite 112
San Juan Capistrano, CA  92675-1020


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Resources are organized by diocese. Diocesan offices responsible for ministry to divorced and separated are listed, if known. You may navigate to your diocese or elsewhere on this page with the links below. Complete accuracy is a rarely attainable goal! Please check with the contacts provided. If you are aware of additional resources, changes, or errors please contact the NACSDC Central Office. We intend to add additional content as the development of our web site continues. Please visit often!

Diocese of FresnoArchdiocese of Los AngelesDiocese of Monterey

Diocese of OrangeDiocese of San BernardinoDiocese of San Diego





Diocese of Fresno





Pastoral Center: 1550 N. Fresno St., Fresno, CA 93703-3711
Telephone: 559-488-7400      FAX: 559-488-7464
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Office of Ministries
Teresa Dominguez, Interim Director of Ministries
1550 N. Fresno St., Fresno, CA 93703-3788
Telephone: 559-488-7474      FAX: 559-493-2847
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Family Life Ministry (part of Office of Ministries)
1550 N. Fresno Street, Fresno, CA 93703-3788
Sr. Joanne Bauer, CSC, Coordinator
Telephone: 559-488-7474 ext. 106      FAX: 559-493-2847
Martín Barrera, Bilingual Secretary
Telephone: 559-488-7474 ext. 103      FAX: 559-493-2847
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Support Services:





According to the Family Life Ministry web site, Family Life supports Catholic Singles and Retrouvaille, though no specific mention of ministry to divorced and separated is found on the diocese website. Please contact the Family Life Ministry for more information.





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Archdiocese of Los Angeles





Most Reverend José H. Gomez, Archbishop of Los Angeles





Archdiocesean Catholic Center
3424 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90010-2241
Telephone: 213-637-7000      FAX: 213-637-6607
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Office of Family Life
3424 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles CA 90010-2241
Joan Vienna, Director
Telephone: 213-637-7227      FAX: 213-637-6681
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Separated and Divorced Ministry
Office of Family Life
Ms. Julie Auzenne, Consultant MSN/MPH
Telephone: 213-637-7249
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Support Services:





The Separated and Divorced Ministry web pages provide a wealth of information including a description of the support services available, a section on Annulments, details on Beginning Experience weekends, a list of Support Groups, and Retreat Houses, and more.  There is also a link to download the Office of Family Life's latest directory of Recovery Ministry to Separated and Divorced Catholics.





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Diocese of Monterey





Pastoral Office: 425 Church St., Monterey, CA 93940
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 2048, Monterey, CA 93942
Telephone: 831-373-4345      FAX: 831-373-1175
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Family Life / Respect Life Ministry
485 Church St., Monterey, CA 93940
Rev. Roy Shelly, SDB, Diocesan Director
Ms. Sheilah Lynch, Director
Telephone: 831-373-1335      FAX: 831-373-3351
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Catholic Charities (Central Office)
922 Hilby Ave., Seaside, CA 93955
Ms. Mariaelena Tantalo, Executive Director
Telephone: 831-393-3110      FAX: 831-393-3115
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Support Services:





The Diocese website does not directly mention support ministry with divorced and separated.  Please contact Family Life or Catholic Charities for more information.





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Diocese of Orange





Most Reverend Kevin W. Vann, Bishop of Orange





Pastoral Office:
13280 Chapman Ave., Garden Grove, CA  92840
Telephone: 714-282-3000      FAX: 714-282-3029
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Office of Pastoral Care
13280 Chapman Ave., Garden Grove, CA  92840
Margot Santos, MA, Director
Ana Olivo, Assistant
Telephone: 714-282-4203      FAX: 714-282-3029
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Ministry to Divorced, Separated, and Widowed
Office of Pastoral Care
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Support Services:





The web page of the Ministry to Divorced, Separated, and Widowed provides information on divorce and annulments plus a list of ministries available in the diocese.  Please visit the web page or contact the Office of Pastoral care for more information.





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Diocese of San Bernardino





Pastoral Center: 1201 E. Highland Ave., San Bernardino, CA 92404-4641
Telephone: 909-475-5300      FAX: 909-475-5155
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Department of Community Services
1201 E. Highland Ave., San Bernardino, CA 92404
Telephone: 909-475-5475      FAX: 909-475-5330
Jeanette Arnquist, Director
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Support Services:





The diocese website does not mention ministry with separated and divorced. The Department of Community Services oversees Catholic Charities, so perhaps it also would oversee divorced/separated support services. Please contact the Department of Community Services or the diocese for more information.





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Diocese of San Diego





Diocesan Pastoral Center: 3888 Paducah Dr., San Diego, CA 92117
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 85728, San Diego, CA 92186-5728
Telephone: 858-490-8200      FAX: 858-490-8272
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Office for Marriage and Family Life
Peggy Skiano, Director, Telephone: 858-490-8295
Deacon Ralph Skiano, Associate Director, Telephone: 858-490-8292
Rosie Marie Solis, Program Coordinator (Spanish), Telephone: 858-490-8296
3888 Paducah, PO Box 85728, San Diego, CA 92186-5728
Telephone: FAX: 858-490-8272
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Ministry with Separated/Divorced/Widowed (Office for Marriage and Family Life)
Deacon Ralph Skiano, Program Coordinator
Telephone: 858-490-8292      FAX:
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Support Services:





The Office for Marriage and Family Life offers a wealth of support services for separated and divorced, including workshops, support groups, Beginning Experience, and more. For current details and an up-to-date listing of active support groups please visit the Ministry with Separated/Divorced/Widowed webpage or contact the Ministry directly.





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