Moving On With Grace: Grieving the Death of a Spouse

Posted on May 25, 2021 by Published by

After the unthinkable has happened, how do you go on? Finding peace and healing after the death of a spouse can seem impossible. Come learn what this kind of grief looks like, explore where to find God in the midst of it, and gain tips and skills for coping, healing, and embracing new life. It is possible to once again know happiness and live with a full heart.

Moving On With Grace: A Spiritual Journey for Men and Women Grieving the Death of a Spouse

Join us Saturday, June 12, from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm at Our Lady of Pompeii Church, for a morning of spiritual comfort, engaging community and hope through prayer, presentation and discussion. * 8:30 a.m. Check-in, Coffee

Speaker: Amy Florian is a nationally recognized speaker, teacher, and retreat director who uses her personal experience, advanced education, and knowledge from over 30 years of parish liturgy and bereavement ministries for her engaging and dynamic presentations. Amy holds a Masters Degree in Pastoral Studies and she is a Fellow in Thanatology (the highest level of certification in the field of death and grief studies). She taught in the graduate ministry department of Loyola University in Chicago for almost 10 years. She founded Corgenius (a company that teaches professionals how to serve people in times of transition and loss). The winner of multiple awards for her work, she published over two hundred articles and four books, including “A Friend Indeed: Help Those You Love When They Grieve.” Amy has a passion for helping people heal, explore their faith, and live fully.

Program Includes: Liturgy of Lamentation, Presentation & Discussion with Amy Florian, Quiet Time Reflection, Liturgy of Hope.

$20 Paid Registration Due by Wednesday, June 9

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Call: 312.421.3757

Mail payment to The Shrine of Our Lady of Pompeii, Attn: MOWG, 1224 W. Lexington St., Chicago, IL 60607

 During the pilgrimage we will be adhering to the COVID-19 guidelines for the Archdiocese of Chicago,  including wearing of masks, sanitizing of hands and social distancing. 

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