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Jan
22
Wed
Ministry of Consolation Level I @ St. Aidan (Peter & Paul Room in Parish Center)
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ministry of Consolation Level I @ St. Aidan (Peter & Paul Room in Parish Center) | Seaford | New York | United States

Location: St. Aidan (Peter & Paul Room in Parish Center)
505 Willis Ave, Williston Park, NY 11596

When: Wednesdays, January 22, 29; February 5, and 12, 2020
from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Instructor: Mary Alice Piil, CSJ.

Cost: $40.00 per person

This is a Level I Course. Advanced registration is required.

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.

View or download the flyer

Mar
10
Tue
We Grieve With Hope @ St. Mary
Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm
We Grieve With Hope @ St. Mary

Upcoming Bereavement Support Program

Offered at St. Mary, East Islip

Support Groups are opened to anyone who has suffered a loss at least three months prior to the start of the group. Thee is no cost but a commitment to attend each meeting throughout the program is required. Groups are offered in a closed and confidential setting with highly trained facilitators and limited to 15 people.

Eight Week Group beginning Tuesday evenings at 7pm
March 10th through April 28th 2020

Pre registration is required
Call 631-581-4266 Ext 101 to register

View or download flyer.

Mar
28
Sat
Bereavement Facilitator Training Level I & II – Levittown @ St. Bernard
Mar 28 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Bereavement Facilitator Training Level I & II - Levittown @ St. Bernard | West Babylon | New York | United States

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Facilitator training builds on the foundation for understanding the general principles of Bereavement Ministry.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]This course will instruct on:

  • Self-Awareness of Dying and Death Attitudes and the Catholic Faith Experience
  • Overview of The Bereavement Process and Types of Grief
  • Viewing Grief from A Life-Span Perspectiye (adolescence through old-age)
  • Communication Skills Needed for Facilitators (understanding the Feedback Loop)
  • Establishing a Parish-Based Bereavement Group (closed group model)
  • Utilizing Journaling, Reflections, Prayer, and Guided Imagery Within the Group Process
  • Addressing Grief Within the Family Structure (children, adolescents, parents, etc.)
  • Enhancing Self-Identity and Overcoming Loss (goals-based model of help)
  • Practicum: Setting Up Your Parish Bereavement Support Group

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facilitators to deliver bereavement support groups
within their parish setting.

Dates: Saturday, March 28; April 4, 18, 25; May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; and June 6, 2020
Attendance is required all sessions.

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Location: St. Bernard
3100 Hempstead Turnpike, Levittown, NY 11756

Instructor: Dr. Luciano Sabatini and Dr. Patricia Woods

Cost: $80.00 per person

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May
14
Thu
Annual Afternoon of Prayer & Enrichment 2020 @ St. Elizabeth of Hungary (Church and Hospitality Room)
May 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Annual Afternoon of Prayer & Enrichment 2020 @ St. Elizabeth of Hungary (Church and Hospitality Room) | Manorville | New York | United States

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Presenters

Sr. Mary Alice Piil, CSJ,  Director of Faith Formation
Christopher Ferraro, MAMusic Director Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish

Cost: 

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Workshop

St. Elizabeth of Hungary (Church and Hospitality Room)
175 Wolf Hill Rd, Huntington Station, NY 11746
Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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Advanced registration is required

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