The Family Life Office maintains a Directory of Bereavement Support Groups
active throughout the Archdiocese
Additional Updates to Bereavement Directory
St. Frances Cabrini (Bucks County – 325 S Oxford Valley Road Fairless Hills, PA 19030) – Meets on the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 7pm in the parish center. For more information, contact the Parish Office at 215-946-4040.
St. Norbert Church Oratory (Chester County) will be holding a six week bereavement program on Tuesday evenings, 6:30-8:00pm with Linda Wiley, experienced therapist with a background in grief counseling. Dates for the program are April 11, 18, 25, May 2, 9, 16. Attendance at all 6 sessions is most effective. It is suggested that it has been at least 3 months since your loss to be able to get the most out of the program. Limited space is available so please call to reserve a seat: Sharon at Saint Norbert’s 301-775-5709 OR Pat at Saint Patrick’s 610-647-8280
St. Stanislaus and Mary, Mother of the Redeemer (see Bereavement Directory above for contact information)
Monthly grief support sessions are held on the second* Thursday of each month. All are welcome, parishioner and non-parishioner alike. There is no fee.
- A morning session is held at MMR from 10am – 11:30am.
- An evening session is held at St. Stanislaus from 7pm – 8:30pm.
* Meeting may be deferred to the 3rd Thursday of the month when it falls on a holiday or Holy Day of Obligation.
Mary, Mother of the Redeemer has also developed a Bereavement Video Series available for all on YouTube.
Some Resources on Grief and Loss
Guidelines for Homilies and Words of Remembrance in the Order of Christian Funerals