Peacemakers Counseling, LLC
Ss. Simon and Jude Cathedral is pleased to have Samuel P. Bryant, a Catholic Counselor, available for appointments on Tuesdays, here at the parish. Appointments and payment for services may be made directly with Sam.
Sam received his Masters in Counseling from Northern Arizona University and is a Licensed Associate Counselor in Arizona. Sam's strong Catholic faith and understanding of the dignity of the human person is foundational and embodied within his counseling practice and philosophy. He is equally grounded in evidence based, best counseling practices.
Sam specializes in couples therapy, pre-marital and marital, family life, men's issues, elder care, spirituality and faith crises, mid-life career changes and life transitions, as well as general mental health issues. Sam is authentic, intuitive, and compassionate as he connects with clients utilizing a wealth of life experience and education that provides a knowledge and ability to relate to people that clients will find refreshing, inspiring and motivational for all who utilize Sam's services.
Samuel P. Bryant MA, LAC
Phone: 480- 213- 8452
Catholic Charities is one of the major social service agencies of the Diocese of Phoenix. They
Help with services such as sheltering the homeless and abused, protect and nurture children, strengthen and reunify families, welcome and assist refugees, aid those in crisis, and help the impoverished
Natural Family Planning
Natural Family Planning (NFP) is the general title for the scientific, natural and moral methods of family planning that can help married couples either achieve or postpone pregnancies.
First Way Pregnancy Center
First Way Pregnancy Center provides free resources which support life affirming choices. This is accomplished through a loving and non-judgmental approach with peer counseling, education and practical services.
Rachel’s Vineyard offers weekends for healing after abortion. The retreat is an opportunity to examine your abortion experience, identify the ways that the loss has impacted you in the past and present, and helps to acknowledge any unresolved feelings that many individuals struggle with after abortion.
40 Days for Life
40 Days for Life is a focused pro-life campaign with a vision to access God’s power through prayer, fasting, and peaceful vigil to end abortion.
Within the Diocese of Phoenix there are multiple opportunities for couples to enrich and enhance their marriages.
Retrouvaille is an International community of disciples committed to the continued healing of their marriages. The primary goal is to provide help for couples who live in the disappointment and pain of marriage problems. The weekend provides a safe setting, encouraging couples to learn communication in marriage in a respectful manner.
Courage is an international apostolate of the Catholic Church, which ministers to persons with same-sex attractions and their family and friends.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a 24-hour, toll-free, confidential suicide prevention hotline available to anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress. By dialing 1-800-273-TALK (8255), the call is routed to the nearest crisis center in our national network of more than 150 crisis centers. The Lifeline’s national network of local crisis centers provides crisis counseling and mental health referrals day and night.
Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have had a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial, apolitical, and available almost everywhere. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem.
To learn where people can go for assessment and counseling if alcohol or drugs are causing problems in their lives, go to www.findtreatment.samhsa.gov
To learn where the Twelve Step meetings are in your area, visit
Americare Hospice & Palliative Care is committed to providing specialized care designed for people in the last phase of an incurable illness. We provide many benefits that are not possible in a traditional health-care setting. The focus of care is on pain and symptom relief so our patients can live their life in comfort and peace. All care is in line with Catholic doctrine.
Friends of the Cathedral
Diocese of Phoenix
USCCB (United States Conference of Catholic Bishops)
Catechism of the Catholic Church
Catholics Come Home