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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

Support group

Bereavement Support Group – St. James Setauket

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

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support program

Rainbows

This well-developed support program is offered in a limited number of parishes in our diocese for children experiencing loss through death or divorce.

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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 Groups East Islip

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

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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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Upcoming class

Oct
2

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

Wednesday, Oct 2, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
EL HRHCare Health Center EN BRENTWOOD
Brentwood

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Oct
2

Connections, A Child and Family Bereavement Program

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

Wednesday, Oct 2, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
The HRHCare Health Center
Brentwood

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Bereavement

Oct
19

Bereavement Facilitator Training Level II – Hampton Bays

This facilitator series builds on Part I Training for understanding the specific principles of Bereavement Ministry.

Saturday, Oct 19, 2019
9:30 am - 2:30 pm
St. Rosalie Parish
Manorville

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Nov
7

Coping With The Holiday Workshops

A free workshop for those who are grieving, offering support, education and strategies to cope with loss of a loved one during the holiday season.

Thursday, Nov 7, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Good Shepherd Hospice Admin Building
Farmingdale

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