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Have you recently lost a loved one?

Our Bereavement Ministry is here to help you through the grief process. We want to help bring you peace on this difficult journey.

We offer one-on-one support, healing resources, and a 6-week small group two times a year. You are not alone. This provides a safe, confidential place to share your experience of grief and to nurture healing with the hope of our Catholic faith. This series offers compassionate, non-judgement support in a confidential, Catholic prayer setting.  

If you’re seeking support or more information, please contact the Pastoral Care Office at (608) 231-4617.

Upcoming Bereavement Ministry Series

Our Lady Queen of Peace invites those who are grieving to a Bereavement Ministry Series. 

The six-session series begins Monday, September 13, from 6:30– 8:00 p.m. in the Parish Center. 

This series is designed for those who have lost a loved one and are searching for a place to share their grief within the context of their Catholic faith.  Participants are invited to share their grief experience in a supportive, listening environment.  Whether your loss is recent or some time ago, if you are feeling the need for spiritual support on your journey through grief – especially if COVID complicated your experience, we invite you to attend this series.  Some of the topics included in this series will be:

  • Questions about Grief – Sharing Our Loss
  • Questions about What Happened – Telling the Story – The Whys and What Ifs 
  • Questions about Yourself - Exploring Our Feelings of Loss – Our own Grief
  • Questions about Your Loved One – Going Home to God – The hope of our Faith
  • Questions about Our Relationships – God and Others - Keeping connected
  • Questions about the Past and Present – Embracing Memories and New Life 

Brochures are available at our parish office and in the Gathering Space Information Centers.   To register for the upcoming series, please complete the registration form in the brochure or contact Teresa Spevacek, 231-4617, email:  Please register before Wednesday, September 8.  Come, take a new step on the journey through grief to new life.  There is hope.  You are not alone.

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