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    • Comfort my People: Parish Ministry to the Grieving 

      Mackay, Janice (1993)
      Loss is a part of human life and the response to loss is the painful experience we call sorrowing, mourning, or grieving. The more we value what was lost, the greater the intensity of the grief. The death of a family ...
    • Companioning the Bereaved: The Development of a Framework for Congregations 

      Mitchell, Pat (2009)
      My goal for this project is to develop a framework for a grief ministry that congregations may utilize. This goal will offer a theological reflective opportunity through Scripture to recognize God’s role in our grieving ...
    • Hannah's Cry 

      Blevins, Sandra (2004)
      The focus of this pastoral project started as outreach and ministry to parents who grieve the loss of an unborn child. The loss of a pregnancy, the death of a baby not yet born, is a tragic occurrence. When mourners of ...
    • Healing the Grieving Heart 

      Jansen, Pati (2003)
      A number of years ago St. Anthony Hospital in Effingham implemented “Healing the Grieving Heart,” a support group for those experiencing the loss of loved ones. It is a time limited program sponsored by the Community ...
    • Management of the Grief-Care Continuum for Those Dealing with Dying and Death Issues in a Pastoral Setting 

      Perry, Robert (1995)
      Develop and implement a working resource center at St. Joseph Medical Center (an Ancilla system Catholic hospital) in Fort Wayne Indiana to support the ecumenical lay Bereavement Minister training program of the hospital’s ...
    • Pastoral Project 

      Herman, Marcella (1990)
      The pastoral concern I will address in my project is in the area of ministry to people who are grieving. After there has been a death in the family, when the funeral is over and the family members have returned to their ...
    • A Prayer Service of Psalms...For Those Who Are Mourning 

      McMahon, Linda (2006)
      This pastoral project is focused on identifying one way to offer comfort to mourners who come from both the Jewish and the Catholic faith traditions. When a blended Jewish and Catholic family face the death of a loved ...
    • When Hello Means Goodbye... When a baby dies: Living with Perinatal Loss Understanding the Grief Process Through Miscarriage, Still-Birth or Infant Death 

      Griffey, Agnes (2009)
      In our modern culture, we live in a time of conflicting beliefs. Many people and faiths have and promote a strong belief in the “right to life,” participating in marches and campaigns that go along with this stance, yet ...