Ministry of Bereavement

Our bereavement groups are based on Love and Compassion.

Our goal is to teach you the tools you need to move forward with the support of others who have experienced the same loss and suffering.  All denominations are welcome.  Our groups are supportive and non-judgmental.

LOSS OF SPOUSE

We have 3 groups per year:

  • Fall, Winter and Spring in our parish center
  • Each group is 8 weeks.
  • Wednesday evenings 7:00 - 9:00 pm

 

YOUNG WIDOWS/WIDOWERS

54 & Under:  Facilitated by Director Kathryn Monaco-Douglas and Assistants Dee Antonucci & Barbara Arabio

55 - 65 Years:  Facilitated by Co-Director Arlene Cassese-Ricca and Assistant Laure Kaminski

65 & Over:  Daytime on Monday, 1:00 - 2:30pm:  Facilitated by Director Kathryn Monaco-Douglas (Mirror Room)

 

TEEN GROUP 12-17 (For Teens who have lost a parent)

Wednesday 7:00 - 9:00pm:   Facilitated by Child Psychologist Roni Mosakowski with Assistants Kim Brent, Robert Verdi & Mark Bernstein

 

CHAT AND CONNECT GROUP

65 & Under:  Facilitated by Life Coach Nina Padovano
Continuation of support because 8 weeks is not enough...  Meets 2 times a month with occasional speakers on topics of grief.

 

GATHERINGS:  Two times a year - 65 and under

 

FUNDRAISING WALKS:  One time a year - called "IN MEMORY OF"  (All are welcomed.)

 

PRIVATE FACEBOOK GROUP:   Over 500 young Widows/Widowers on Long Island.  We post events on this site.

 

FOR ALL GROUPS, YOU MUST REGISTER WITH:  

Kathryn Monaco-Douglas, Director of Bereavement.  (631) 495-8541

 

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