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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 Groups

YES Community Counseling Center Virtual Bereavement and Support Group

Increasing awareness of personal and community issues promoting healthy families, and a safe community.

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Easter

Pope Francis: “Urbi et Orbi” Easter Blessing

The risen Christ is hope for all who continue to suffer from the pandemic, both the sick and those who have lost a loved one.

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Support group

Bereavement Support Group – St. Brigid, Westbury

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

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Bereavement Support Group

Good Shepherd Hospice Virtual Bereavement Support Groups March – April 2021

Virtual Bereavement Support from Good Shepherd Hospice for anyone grieving the loss of a loved one.

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Bereavement Support Program

Good Shepherd Hospice – Invierno 2021

Grupo virtual de apoyo emocional para el duelo causado por la pérdida de un ser querido a causa de COVID-19.

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Upcoming class

Jul
17

Bob Sweeney’s Camp H.O.P.E.

This FREE two-day camp is for children ages 5 to 17 who have experienced the death of an immediate family member.

Saturday, Jul 17, 2021
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Camp Alvernia
Centerport

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