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Being Human

Mar 7, 2023

Welcome to Episode 116 of the Being Human Podcast: Catholic & Divorced: From Pain to Purpose, w/ Rose Sweet

This week on Being Human, Dr. Greg welcomes Catholic coach, author, and speaker Rose Sweet to the show for a conversation about hope, healing, and how to get help after going through a divorce as a Catholic. Rose shares how God brought good from the suffering she experienced through multiple failed marriages, and reveals how her experience resulted in a desire to minister to others in similar situations.


Discussed in this episode:

  • Meet Catholic coach, author, and speaker Rose Sweet;

  • Rose’s journey in finding healing after going through multiple divorces;

  • The impact that wounds from our childhood can have on our adult relationships;  

  • How good things in life can become idols if our desire for them is disordered;

  • The astounding way that Christ can use even sin and suffering for our own good;

  • Why we need to go beyond “checking boxes” in our faith; 

  • The misunderstanding about divorce and annulments within the Church;

  • Pain as a means God can use to bring us back to Himself;

  • How those seeking to heal can oftentimes feel abandoned by others;

  • Why compassion rather than judgment and condemnation is appropriate for those who have gotten a divorce;

  • Rose’s use of the principles of listening, leading, loving, and letting with her clients.


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