Diocese of Charleston: Our Lady of Sorrows Grief Ministry
For all those experiencing grief over the loss of a spouse, child, friend, this grief series titled “Transformation of Mourning: Grief & Loss of Those We Cherish” can be delivered upon request at a parish for a weekend or Saturday retreat. It is also offered twice a year around Christmas and Easter, one evening a week for 7 weeks. The topics covered are stages of grief, alone vs. lonely, angels and saints assisting us, Our Lady of Sorrows meditative devotion, and the power of praise, to name just a few. For more information please contact the Office of Family Life or call 803.547.5063.
The Emmaus Ministry for Grieving Parents
The mission of The Emmaus Ministry for Grieving Parents is to:
a. In the Catholic, Franciscan tradition of “All are Welcome,” serve the spiritual needs of grieving parents whose children of any age have died by any cause; and
b. help interested parents, as well as Clergy, Religious, Diocesan Staff, and/or Spiritual Directors bring this ministry to their own parishes or regions
Moving Forward with Hope…Coping with Life Along – Beginning Experience International Ministry
Designed to help those who are grieving the loss of a spousal relationship due to death, divorce, or separation.
Behold Your Child
Behold Your Child is a ministry developed by the Archdiocese of Dubuque to help provide hope and healing for parents and families who have experienced a life-limiting prenatal diagnosis, miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant death (whether recently or years ago).
Red Bird Ministries
Red Bird Ministries serves ordinary families who have been given an extraordinary cross to carry through an organization that systematically guides individuals through the complexity and trauma that happens with the loss of a child from pregnancy through childhood.
Diocese of Charleston: Post Abortion Healing Retreats
For those who suffered directly or indirectly from an abortion. We have one-on-one accompaniment, weekend retreats, and one-day retreats. The weekend retreats are offered in English and Spanish. There are 4 to 5 retreats offered in the Greenville, Charleston, and Columbia areas. For more information, email email@example.com or call Christy Brown at 803.554.6088