Ministry of Consolation / Bereavement Training
This training provides the training and tools needed to create a Ministry of Consolation /Bereavement program in the context of parish life. This course is for those who are ministering to the bereaved in parish and diocesan settings. The next training will be:
Dates: Tuesdays, 4, 11, 18, & 25 June and 2 July
2013, from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
To reserve a place or for more information, please contact Ginny at 216-334-2972 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Come heal with us - Bereavement Support Group meets the first Sunday of each month, 1 p.m., no charge.
St. Joseph Church, 32929 Lake Road, Avon Lake, Ohio 44012 - Call Peggy Murphy, 440-933-3152
Tears of Hope Support Group - Offering spiritual understanding, sharing, information, and referrals.
Fourth Sunday of each month in the parish rectory
St. Thomas More, Brooklyn, 4170 North Amber Drive, Brooklyn 44144 - Call 216-749-0414 to register; Free
Journeying with Loss Workshop, St. Joseph, Amherst, starts March 2, 2013, call 440-988-2848 x 205
Mending Hearts Bereavement Support Group - Free
Marymount Hospital (Conference Room)
12300 McCracken Road, Garfield Heights, OH 44125
Call Marilyn at 216-215-0187
The Catholic Cemeteries Bereavement Ministry (click for website) invites people to spend some special time sharing grief. Sundays need not to be spent alone. Support meetings will be held the third Sunday of each month 3:00-4:00 PM. Also available is a resource library and a free bereavement publication, Blessed Are They Who Mourn. To order call 216-641-7575.
For more information, please contact Mr. Scott Casper, Catholic Cemeteries Association at (216) 641-7575 or (800) 760-0841