Bereavement

Grief is a life changing experience. There is no one right way to grieve. As Christians, we celebrate and give thanks for the promise of eternal life, and we acknowledge grief is a Christian response in the face of loss. At St. Pius X, we seek to be a spiritual home and provide a place of support, prayer, resources and encouragement in the midst of loss and sadness. We offer a variety of ministries to journey alongside our bereaved parishioners at the time of death and in the months and years to follow.

Helpful Links Omaha                                                                                               Area Grief Support Groups List
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Volunteer Opportunities

 

We are looking for volunteers to help in any of the following ways:

  • Individuals to send letters and/or a visit every month for a year following the loss to grieving parishioners. (Training and resources are all provided).
  • Administrative help in the form of putting packets together, ordering CareNotes, etc.
  • Plan and organize the Memorial Mass on All Souls Day
  • Plan the reception after the Memorial Mass
  • Greeters at funerals held at St. Pius X
  • Remembrance Candle
  • Make Prayer Shawls

We ask that you prayerfully consider joining this important community ministry.

Questions? Contact Margaret Hoarty   or Rita Ramos, Pastoral Associate, 402-558-8446