Grief Support Group / Educational Evenings

Healing a Grieving Heart/Educational Evenings: A Virtual Program for Bereaved Adults

Get more information on the Healing a Grieving Heart program.

This virtual program is for adults who have experienced the loss of a spouse, parent or other loved one.  The purpose is to offer understanding, suggestions for cooping, support, friendship and most of all hope to adults in a virtual setting.

Tune into these online sessions from the comfort of your home to help yourself understand the grieving process and give yourself some ideas about how you may be able to help yourself through this difficult time.

Program Dates and Topics

The program will be held on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

  • February 9, 2021: Working through Prolonged Grief/Complicated Grief
  • March 9, 2021: Spirituality, God and Grief – Answered and Unanswered Prayers
  • April 13, 2021: The Continuing journey of Grief

For more information on the Healing a Grieving Heart program, call the Office of Spiritual Care at 716-845-8051, register online or view our latest brochure.

Healing a Grieving Heart

Rivers of Healing:  A Virtual Retreat for Bereaved Adults

Rivers of Healing is an ecumenical virtual retreat of renewal, inspiration and personal reflection especially for people dealing with the challenges that the death of a loved one brings.  The River of Healing Retreat will be held Tuesday, September 15th and Wednesday, September 16th, 2020. Registration will be limited to 26 people.

For information, call the Office of Spiritual Care at 716-845-8051.

Rivers of Healing

Journey Through Grief: A Resource Booklet for Families

Someone you love very much has died. Pain and fear sweep over you like waves in the ocean. You feel that you cannot bear it one more day and ask yourself, “How will I survive?” Your life has changed and a part of you is gone. It is true that you will remember and grieve a little all the rest of your life. The Department of Spiritual Care has compiled this booklet on grief to help you begin the journey and to discover the resources that are available to you. It is our hope that this booklet will bring you some peace and comfort during these difficult days.

View the Journey Through Grief Booklet