The Bereavement Ministry assists the family of the deceased with planning the funeral Mass. Bereavement ministers are scheduled through the St James Parish office once the parish has been contacted of a death. The bereavement minister meets one on one with the family and guides the family in planning the funeral liturgy.
If you are searching for a ministry where you can share your talents of loving compassion, great listening skills, support and understanding with those who are grieving please consider this wonderful ministry. You will have training and will be asked to attend an Archdiocese sponsored bereavement training in the future.