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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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Latest Updates

Greif and Loss Events Calendar

Grief and Loss Events Calendar – Spring & Summer 2019

Hospice of New York Grief and Loss Events Calendar for Spring & Summer 2019

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Support Groups

YES Community Counseling Center Bereavement and Support Group

Our mission is to increase awareness about personal and community issues, prevent and treat substance abuse, and to promote healthy families and a safe community.

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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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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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Upcoming class

May
9

Annual Afternoon of Prayer & Enrichment, Hampton Bays – 2019

An Afternoon of Prayer & Enrichment for all involved in Ministry of Consolation & Bereavement Ministry. Come Renew, Refresh, Learn, Share, & Pray

Thursday, May 9, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
St. Rosalie (In the Church)
Manorville

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Bereavement

May
11

Bereavement Facilitator Training Level I – East Islip

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

Saturday, May 11, 2019
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
St. Mary R.C. Church, East Islip
West Babylon

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May
13

Annual Afternoon of Prayer & Enrichment, East Meadow – 2019

An Afternoon of Prayer & Enrichment for all involved in Ministry of Consolation & Bereavement Ministry. Come Renew, Refresh, Learn, Share, & Pray

Monday, May 13, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
St. Raphael (In the Church)
Manorville

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May
22

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, May 22, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
St. Anne's RC Church
Brentwood

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