A foundation for understanding the general principles of the Order of Christian Funerals. For the development and training of teams of lay ministers so they may provide the parish with a ministry of consolation.
Also ideal for new volunteers in existing ministry, this course will instruct on the methods of outreach to families at the time of death of a loved one by:
Helping in the preparation of a wake or vigil service and the funeral mass;
Participating in appropriate roles during the funeral, i.e. hospitality or liturgical ministries;
Ongoing support of family members in the months following.
Course Offering Part 1
MINISTRY OF CONSOLATION
St. Elizabeth of Hungary Spiritual Life Center 175 Wolf Hill Road (park in main lot)
Mary Alice Piil, CSJ
Tuesdays, April 9, 16, 23, 2013 9:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
$30.00 per person
Advance registration required.
If you have any questions,
contact Debbie Coyne at
516-678-5800 ext. 204.