Bereavement

Below are resources for the tri-parish Seasons of Hope bereavement group.

Books

Articles

  • Good-bye, Dad
    By Patrick Coffin in The Catholic World Report – July 3, 2018

Pamphlets

  • CareNotes
    Saint Meinrad Archabbey
    CareNotes are written for people dealing with intensely emotional situations who are looking for concise, easy-to-read guidance and support. CareNotes is owned and operated by the monks of Saint Meinrad Archabbey and all proceeds support their prayer and work.

Music

  • Pressing On (A great Bob Dylan song)
    Regina McCrary & Chicago Mass Choir
    Note Regina McCrary’s testimony regarding the death of her only son at the 3:50 mark
    Dylan version (1980):  https://youtu.be/9igU6XZ4Fdg

Movies

  • The Way
    An American father (Martin Sheen) travels to France to retrieve the body of his estranged son, who died while attempting the pilgrimage to Spain’s Santiago de Compostela. He completes the Camino de Santiago with the ashes of his son, and three companions.