Bereavement Ministry

Bereavement Ministry

 

Purpose
To offer caring support and grief education to persons who have experienced bereavement due to the death of a significant person in their lives.

Responsibilities

  • Volunteer Grief Writers to send quarterly notes or cards offering caring support and prayerful remembrance to families at St. Brendan’s parish who have had the death of a significant person
  • Offers Good Grief Support sessions in the spring and fall to provide caring support and grief education
  • Support our parish in setting up activities for those dealing with grief and bereavement

Helpful Attributes  
Compassionate, caring, listening and communication skills

Training & Time Commitment

  • Volunteer Grief Writers meet with ministry leaders to discuss sending notes or cards
  • New facilitators must have completed a grief education program plus meet with ministry leaders to be oriented to facilitator training