Bereavement

Bereavement Support Group

If you or a loved one is in need of information regarding bereavement support, please contact Deacon Joe at 631-581-4266 x157.

Support Groups are opened to anyone who has suffered a loss at least three months prior to the start of the group. There 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 13 people. All Covid CDC guidelines will be properly adhered.


Upcoming Group

Eight Week Group beginning Thursday evenings at 7pm

September 16th through November 4th 2021


Loss must have occurred prior to June 16, 2021.

Pre registration is required - Please call 631-581-4266 x125 to register.

Holiday Help Flyer 2021.pdf

Would you be interested in joining the Consolation Ministry?

The Consolation Ministry supports the grieving members of our parish as they deal with the loss of their loved one.

Different ways to volunteer:

  • Meet with the family to plan the funeral liturgy.

  • Bake and deliver a cake to the bereaved family.

  • Prepare booklets for funeral mass.

  • Serve at the funeral mass as lector, greeter, altar server or Eucharistic minister.

  • Call the family after a few weeks to offer support and encouragement.

Participation in the Ministry of Consolation is flexible, based on your availability.

If you have a gift to share with our parish family through this meaningful ministry, or for more information, please contact: Mary Kratchman 631-813-7258 or call 631-581-4266 Ext 100.