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Bereavement

Support Groups

Many parishes, hospitals and community organizations offer support groups for you to participate in where you can gather together in community.

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Workshops

Bereavement Facilitator Training Workshops

Workshops are offered to train parish volunteers and staff members in Bereavement Ministry.

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Ministry of Consolation

Ministry of Consolation Facilitator Training

The Office of Faith Formation offers Ministry of Consolation Courses to assist  parish volunteers for this. Ministry…

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Support

Gabriel’s Courage-Perinatal Comfort Support for Families

Gabriel's Courage is a family centered prenatal program for for families who receive a life limiting prenatal diagnosis during their pregnancy.

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Bereavement

Online Bereavement Resources

These websites will give you practical information and direction for the burial and funeral process.

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Ministry of Consolation

Ministry of Consolation Materials (English & Spanish)

We have added a Spanish version of the resource document, Invitation to Ministry. More Spanish versions of our resources are on the way.

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Bereavement Support Group

Bereavement Support Group E. Islip

Gather together in community, gain strength and find solace with others in this support group on East Islip.

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Bereavement Support Group

Bond of Brothers in Grief

If you are a man who has suffered a recent loss, or a not so recent loss that still disheartens your life, please consider joining a group of fellow grievers.

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Bereavement Conference 2019

Bereavement Conference 2019

We invite you to the 2019 Bereavement Conference - Grief is a Journey with keynote speaker Kenneth J. Doka, Ph.D., Registration Now Open.

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Child and Family Bereavement Program

Connections, A Child and Family Bereavement Program

Connections, A Child and Family Bereavement Program presented by The Good Shepherd Hospice.

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Certificate of Completion

Certificate of Completion in Ministry for Parish Volunteers

This Certificate is for all those called to evangelize, catechize, and sacramentalize in our parishes.

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Upcoming class

Feb
27

Conexiones, Un Programa de Duelo para las Familias y Niños

l programa Conexiones, es ofrecido por el departamento de Servicio de Salud Católico para niños y adolescentes quien están experimentando un duelo por haber sufrido una muerte de un ser querido.

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
EL HRHCare Health Center EN BRENTWOOD
Brentwood

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Feb
27

Connections, A Child and Family Bereavement Program

Connections, A Child and Family Bereavement Program presented by The Good Shepherd Hospice.

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
HRHCare Health Center at Brentwood
Brentwood

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Bereavement

Mar
2

Bereavement Facilitator Training Level I – Hampton Bays

Facilitator training builds on the foundation for understanding the general principles of Bereavement Ministry.

Saturday, Mar 2, 2019
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
St. Rosalie, Hampton Bays
West Babylon

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Mar
5

Ministry of Consolation Course Offering Level 1 – 2019

A foundation for understanding the general principles of the Order of Christian Funerals.

Tuesday, Mar 5, 2019
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Maria Regina - St. Michael Room
Seaford

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