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Consolation & Bereavement Ministry


You do not have to walk the journey alone...

St. Mary's Parish is offering a free 8 week support group for adults who are coping with the death of a loved one.
Registration is required for this group which begins on Wednesday, September 12, 201from 7:00-9:00 pm.   

             In order to participate in this group, the death must have occurred prior to June 12, 2018.
For information and/or registration, please call the rectory at 631 581-4266 xt 100.  

Refreshments are served.

For information and/or registration,
please call the Rectory Receptionist at
631-581-4266, x100.

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A Child and Family Bereavement Program

An 8 Week bereavement group for children/teens

and their caregivers who have experienced

the death of a loved one.

Wednesdays 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm

Presented by Good Shepherd Hospice

Please Call 631-828-7628 for information and location.

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         Bereavement support for parents

   whose babies have died

    during pregnancy or in infancy.


     Have you suffered the loss of a baby in miscarriage,

ectopic pregnancy, stillbirth or infancy?


Our group offers comfort, understanding

and bereavement support

in an effort to assure

that you are not alone in your grief.


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Coping with Loss during the Holidays…

“The Unwanted Gift of Grief”

Sponsored by Bereavement Ministry

Church of St. Mary, East Islip, NY


     Thursday, November 8, 2018

   7:30pm to 9:00pm

   Sacred Heart Hall (Next to the church on Main Street)

East Islip, NY 11730


All are welcome and please bring a friend.

Refreshments will be served.

Please RSVP by November 1, 2018

At (631) 581-4266 ext. 101

Free will offering is appreciated.

For more information call St. Mary’s at

(631) 581-4266 ext. 100.


We welcome you warmly!