The Ministry of Consolation is a
ministry of prayer and presence for those
families who have lost a loved one.
assist the family in planning the funeral
liturgy or chapel
service by helping them
select the readings, music and prayers.
We offer our presence to the family by
attending either the funeral, wake or
memorial service and each loved one is also
remembered by name in prayer through our
Ministry and the Our Lady’s Prayer Group.
We also provide each family with a “Comfort
Basket” which contains among other things, a
plant, small bread and memory stones.
On Friday, November
2, all those who died this past year were remembered
at a special 7:00 p.m. Mass. Those who attended the Mass were
invited to bring a favorite framed photograph of their loved one to
be included in a memory display near the altar during the Mass.
Following the Mass, refreshments were served in Heimsath Hall.