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Finding Grace in Your Family

A ministry supporting couples and single parents who have children with disABILITIES

Parenting a child with physical, developmental or mental-health disABILITIES can be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life. But it also can strain your household and marriage and test your faith.

Join Madonna Wojtaszek-Healy for the first session of a 2024 program designed to support couples and single parents who have children with disABILITIES. The program begins with an in-person meeting at the Blanchette Catholic Center, followed by monthly online sessions and quarterly in-person meetings throughout the diocese.

IN-PERSON Sessions

Saturday, April 6 Blanchette Catholic Center
16555 Weber Rd., Crest Hill
9 a.m. to noon
Saturday, July 20 St. Joseph Catholic Church
207 S. Main St., Manteno
9:30 to 11 a.m.
Wednesday, September 25 St. Mary Catholic Church
19515 115th Ave., Mokena
9 a.m. to noon
Saturday, November 16 St. Anne Catholic Church
551 Boulder Hill Pass, Oswego
2 to 3:30 p.m.








Online Sessions

3rd Tuesday of the month from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Link to monthly Zoom meetings

May 14 July 16 September 17 November 19
June 18 August 20 October 15 December 17




Please register for the July 20 program by July 17. 

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Dr. Madonna Wojtaszek-Healy
Madonna holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology and has taught at both Catholic and public universities and elementary schools. Her mission is to include all children, whether their needs are “special” or not, in the educational and spiritual life of the Church. A popular speaker at both the national and diocesan level, Madonna’s experience as the mother of children with ADHD and Asperger’s Syndrome has given her insight into the challenges that families who have a member with disABILITIES face. 




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