November 29, 2023
Ministry of Consolation Course Offering Part 1 – Fall 2015
3945 Jerusalem Avenue
This course includes four sessions.
When: Mondays, September 28, October 5, 19, 26, 2015 at 9:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
Where: St. Rosalie’s Parish, 31 Montauk Hgwy (Fellowship Room in Church) Hampton Bays, NY 11946
Instructor: Mary Alice Piil, CSJ.
A foundation for understanding the general principles of the Order of Christian Funerals. For the development and training of teams of lay ministers so they may provide the parish with a ministry of consolation.
Also ideal for new volunteers in existing ministry, this course will instruct on the methods of outreach to families at the time of death of a loved one by: Helping in the preparation of a wake or vigil service and the funeral mass; Participating in appropriate roles during the funeral, i.e. hospitality or liturgical ministries; Ongoing support of family members in the months following.
Advanced registration is required by September 22.