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Parish Bereavement Ministers' Training Spring 2019
February 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until April 4, 2019
Learn more about ministering to those who are mourning.
The ministry of consolation depends on faith, compassion and prayerful presence. It becomes more effective when there is understanding of the grief process, practices of effective communication, and knowledge of varied models of consolation programs. Participants will engage in an established course of study with opportunities to learn, share and practice elements of this ministry that enhance skills and resources. Parish staff, clergy, and volunteers are invited to participate in this 6 week series. Starting on Feb 21 and ends on Apr 4.
Facilitators: Kathy Fanger and Candee Lucas are members of the Parish Outreach Team for the Catholic Cemeteries in the Diocese of San Jose. They each bring a diverse background and experience to these sessions. *Course materials provided in English and Spanish.
RSVP by returning slip below with payment to Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Attn: Laura Schemmel, 22555 Cristo Rey Drive, Los Altos, CA 94024 – check payable to Gate of Heaven Cemetery. RSVP via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 650-428-3730 ext. 510. Please submit payment at the 1st session. RSVP by February 14, 2019.