Lost Child Pilgrimage, Via ZOOM

Posted on October 15, 2020 by Published by

Men and women who have experienced and grieve the loss of a child are invited and encouraged to attend the Lost Child Pilgrimage — a sacred journey of loss, healing and hope — via a virtual ZOOM meeting, hosted by the Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, on Saturday, October 24, 10 am – 12 pm

The Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii stands with and for men and women who carry the burden of grieving the death of a child. We of Mary’s House open our doors and our hearts to you, standing with you, for Mary’s Bethlehem joy was Mary’s Calvary vigil of sorrow as well. We have faith in the power of prayer to heal the soul and faith in the comfort and support of a community coming together in solidarity.

Join us, and speaker Emily Tegenkamp, LCSW, for the virtual ZOOM Meeting.  All are Welcome! Registration is Open until 10:00 a.m., Friday, October 23. Click here to register.  A follow-up email will be sent with the Zoom Invitation Link. Freewill donations will be gratefully received.

You are also invited to share a picture of your loved one by emailing it to

For questions or information, contact Cathy Lentz here or call Laura at 312.421.3757, ext. 303.

About Our Speaker:

Emily Tegenkamp is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She received her master’s degree at the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration.

Emily has a background in providing psychotherapy, psychoeducation, and case management to individuals dually diagnosed with developmental disabilities and mental health disorders.

Emily currently coordinates the Loving Outreach to Survivors of Suicide (LOSS) Program at Catholic Charities, providing individual and group grief counseling to those who are bereaved by suicide loss, as well as administrative programmatic support including program evaluation and intake coordination.

1224 West Lexington Street
Chicago, IL 60607
Phone: 312.421.3757

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