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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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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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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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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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Bereavement

Online Bereavement Resources

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

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Latest Updates

Un Programa de Duelo para las Familias y Niños

Conexiones, Un Programa de Duelo para las Familias y Niños

Un programa de Aflicción para las Familias y Niños presentado por el Patrocinador El Buen Pastor.

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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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Catechetical Congress 2017

Save the Date Catechetical Congress 2017

Join us for this wonderful opportunity of renewal, formation, and fellowship.

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2017 Bereavement Conference

2017 Bereavement Conference A Big Success

Thank you to all who attended and participated in our 2017 Bereavement Conference at St. Joseph, Babylon on Sturday, March 25, 2017.

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Pope Francis Message For Lent 2017

Message Of His Holiness Pope Francis For Lent 2017

"The Word is a gift. Other persons are a gift" - Pope Francis

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Upcoming class

May
1

Bereavement Facilitators “Coffee and Conversation” – East Islip

Come and meet with other Bereavement Facilitators for an evening of “Coffee and Conversation”

Monday, May 1, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Mary's Parish
East Islip

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May
2

Annual Afternoon of Prayer & Enrichment, Lindenhurst

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

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Our Lady of Perpetual Help (In the Church)
Lindenhurst

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May
2

Bereavement Facilitators “Coffee and Conversation” – Hampton Bays

Come and meet with other Bereavement Facilitators for an evening of “Coffee and Conversation”.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Rosalie Parish
Hampton Bays

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May
8

Bereavement Facilitators “Coffee and Conversation” – Wantagh

Come and meet with other Bereavement Facilitators for an evening of “Coffee and Conversation”.

Monday, May 8, 2017
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Frances de Chantal Church
Wantagh

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