The Emmaus Grieving Parents Ministry supports parents whose spiritual journey includes the death of a child. Each year a full-day retreat is offered by an experienced retreat team that includes friars and staff. All who have suffered the loss of a child at any time – including prior to birth and many decades ago – are welcome. For more information please email [email protected] or call the church office at 860-756-4034
Monthly Meetings: Emmaus Grieving Parents continue to gather by Zoom (and telephone), on the third Wednesday of each month starting at 7:00 pm.
We are now able to offer an in person meeting in the Franciscan Center on the third Sunday of the month at 3:30 pm.
We understand that electronic meetings are a challenge under the best of conditions. If you have lost a child and would like to chat with a parent walking the same path, members of our group would be honored to speak with you one-on-one. Know that you are never alone.
Please consider passing along our information to parents you know who are walking this difficult journey.
You are never alone
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