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Parishes and Support Groups

Allendale

Bayonne

St. Henry Parish
Support Groups:
Members meet with families who have lost a loved one to assist them with the planning of the Funeral Mass and to offer compassion and support. Ministers are trained to work with families. Those who are interested in becoming a bereavement minister please contact the Rectory office at 201-436-0857

Belleville

Bergenfield

Berkeley Heights

Little Flower Parish
Support Groups:
General Bereavement Support Group is run by a Professional Licensed Facilitator on Monday Evenings 7:00 to 8:30pm and is a closed group: 8 Sessions Must Register: Call Mariana Terrezza (908) 655-9056 or email bereavement.lf@gmail.com Other bereavement events: Blue Christmas Prayer Service, Loss of Child Prayer Service, All Soul's Day Mass

Bloomfield

St. Thomas the Apostle Parish
Support Groups:
General Bereavement Support Group Runs Sunday afternoons 12pm to 1:15pm Summer, Fall & Spring Closed Group 4 Sessions Meetings held downstairs in Parish Center in St. James Room Must register by contacting Parish Center 973-338-9190

Bogota

St. Joseph Parish
Support Groups:
Bereavement If you or someone you know has experienced a loss and would like to speak with a bereavement counselor, please leave your name and phone number with the rectory and a counselor will contact you. All calls are kept confidential. Rainbows This program is for any children who have suffered a loss of any kind. Through death, divorce or separation children often need a safe place to express their feelings and what is going on in their lives.

Caldwell

Cedar Grove

St. Catherine of Siena Parish
Support Groups:
General Bereavement-Tuesday nights 7pm to 8pm- Closed Group: 6 weeks long Fall, Winter & Spring Closed Group: 4 weeks long in Summer- Must register by calling Carol Orlando at 973-239-7960 or email corlando@scscedargrove.org

Clark

St. Agnes Parish
Support Groups:
General Bereavement: Given Fall & Spring Closed Group: 6 weeks long Fall Thursday nights 7:30pm to 9:00pm Spring Thursday Afternoon Must register by calling and leave a message for Nancy O'Connor at 732-388-7852 Other bereavement events: All Soul's Day Mass- SEASONS Singles Ministry Call Bob Laudati 908-322-7762 or Joan Hernandez 908-930-2791 2008seasons@live.com

Cliffside Park

Closter

Cranford

Cresskill

St. Therese of Lisieux Parish
Support Groups:
General Bereavement: Monday nights starting at 7:00pm Fall & Spring Closed 8 week group Must register with Maryann Barzelatto by calling 201-567-2528 Other bereavement events: Morning of Remembrance in November

Demarest

Dumont

St. Mary Parish
Support Groups:
General Bereavement: Fall Sunday 3:00pm to 4:45pm Closed 6 week group To register call 201-394-0557 or email info@stmarysdumont.org

East Newark

East Orange

East Rutherford

Edgewater

Elizabeth

Elmwood Park

St. Leo Parish
Support Groups:
General Breavement: Located in Rectory Fall & Spring sessions Run by Judy Pykus-Regan Must register by Calling 201-703-9367 or email judy.pykus@FalconJet.com Other Bereavement: Individual sessions

Emerson

Englewood

Fair Lawn

St. Anne Parish
Support Groups:
General Bereavement Support Group run on every other Month throughout the year with the exception of July and August. Monday evenings from 7:00 to 8:30 PM. Next session starts in January Please Call Rectory to register 201-791-1616 Other Bereavement 2 Morning Reflections during the year Saint Cajetan Ministry Network is a support ministry dedicated to men and women facing the uncertainty and doubt that comes with unemployment. Meets every two weeks: Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. in our Faith Center in the lower level of the rectory.

Fairfield

St. Thomas More Parish
Support Groups:
General Bereavement: Fall & Spring Monday nights-Closed Group Must register by calling Colleen at 973-227-0055

Fairview

Fort Lee

Franklin Lakes

Garfield

Garwood

Glen Rock

St. Catharine Parish
Support Groups:
General Bereavement Group: Fall & Spring Tuesday evenings 7:30pm to 9:00pm Run by Drew Rodney & Mary Ward Must register by calling Drew Rodney at 201-214-4637 Saint Cajetan Ministry Network is a support ministry dedicated to men and women facing the uncertainty and doubt that comes with unemployment. Group meets every two weeks on Thursday evenings from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Saint Catharine Church in Glen Rock at their Ministry Center.

Hackensack

Harrington Pk

Harrison

Hasbrouck Heights

Haworth

Hillsdale

St. John the Baptist Parish
Support Groups:
General Bereavement: Once per month on the 3rd Monday of each month at 1pm in the Parish Center Run by Must register by calling parish at 201-664-3131 Bereavement Ministry Mary Musella 201-358-2793 Marilyn Golusinski … 201-664-1218

Hillside

Ho Ho Kus

St. Luke Parish
Support Groups:
General Bereavement: February 2018 8 week sessions Closed group Wednesday nights from 7 to 8:30pm in the House of Divine Mercy (White house) Register by calling Elaine at the parish number 201-444-0272 x12

Hoboken

Irvington

Jersey City

Kearny

Kenilworth

Leonia

Linden

St. John the Apostle Parish
Support Groups:
General Bereavement Group runs Fall and Spring Saturdays Closed Group on 6 Sessions 9:30am to 10:30am Run by Deacon Michael York Must register by calling Deacon Michael at 732-388-1253 or myork@sjanj.net

Little Ferry

Livingston

St. Philomena Parish
Support Groups:
General Bereavement Group: Fall and Spring-Every other Thursday night 7-9pm Madonna Hall Rev. Francis Mendonca Must register by calling 973-992-0994

Lodi

Lyndhurst

Mahwah

Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish
Support Groups:
General Bereavement: Once per month on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 7:30pm to 9:00pm in Parish Center Must register by calling Nancy Baker at 201-529-4411 or bakerhcrabby@aol.com

Maplewood

Maywood

Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish
Support Groups:
General Bereavement Group is run as needed Please call Parish Center at 201-845-9566 if interested in support groupo contact Deacon Joe Mantineo email dcnjmantineo@gmail.com For bereavement counseling, please contact Dianne Spagnuolo, Kathy McGowan and Deacon Joe.

Midland Pk

Montclair

Mountainside

New Milford

St. Joseph Parish
Support Groups:
General Bereavement Group: Fall Session Location at 268 Grove Street, Oradell, NJ Must register by calling the parish office number at 201-261-0148.

New Providence

Newark

North Arlington

Queen of Peace Parish
Support Groups:
General Bereavement Group: 6 week group Spring and Fall Run by Deacon Bill Myers. Evening meetings are scheduled and are held in the LaSalle Center Call Parish to register 201-997-0700

North Bergen

North Caldwell

Notre Dame Parish
Support Groups:
General Bereavement Group: New Life Group Closed Group Fall session 8 weeks long Monday nights at 7pm Must register by calling parish at 973-226-0979

Northvale

Norwood

Nutley

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish
Support Groups:
General Bereavement- YANA- You are not alone 2nd Wednesday of the Month 7:30pm to 9:00pm Parish Hall Deacon Aldo Ahtold Just show up to group or call Amanda at 973-667-2580

Oakland

Old Tappan

Orange

Palisades Park

Paramus

Our Lady of the Visitation
Support Groups:
General Bereavement- Every Thursday 7:30pm to 9:00pm Must register by calling Parish at 201-261-6080 or any of the facilitators at Loretta Guido 201-845-8573 Joan Carlson 201-666-9673 Kathy and Peter Emr 201-265-3930

Park Ridge

Plainfield

Rahway

Ramsey

St. Paul Parish
Support Groups:
General Bereavement Group: Closed Group Wednesdays at 7:30pm Must register by calling Donna Schifano at 201-327-0976 or on website at www.stpaulrcchurch.org Other bereavement events: All Soul's Day Mass in September

Ridgefield

Ridgefield Park

Ridgewood

River Edge

St. Peter the Apostle Parish
Support Groups:
Saint Peter’s Singles Group: For many years, this St. Peter’s support group has been devoted to helping people on a peer to peer basis who are coping with a divorce, loss of a spouse or persons who have never married. This warm and caring group of sincere people supplies generous support and friendship to its members. The group provides companionship for members through meetings, service involvements, local and international travel, and social activities during the week and weekends. Contact: Colleen Haerle (cell 201-390-4375) or Camille Rush (cell 201-937-9309, home 201-796-0988)

Rochelle Park

Roseland

Our Lady of the Bl. Sacrament Parish
Support Groups:
General Bereavement Group: Spring and Fall Sessions Wednesday nights Must register by calling Parish at 973-226-7288

Roselle

Roselle Park

Assumption Parish
Support Groups:
General Bereavement-Wednesday evenings 7:00pm to 8:00pm in Church Chapel Register by calling Elaine McTague 908-241-7629

Rutherford

St. Mary Parish
Support Groups:
General Bereavement Group: Fall and Spring Closed 6 weeks Thursdays Must register by calling Parish at 201-438-2200 or email at jeanellen83@gmail.com

Saddle Brook

Saddle River

Scotch Plains

Secaucus

Immaculate Conception Parish
Support Groups:
General Bereavement: 8 Sessions 3-4x per year Tuesday evenings at 7:00 Deacon Earle Connelly Call Parish to register 201-863-4840

Short Hills

South Orange

Springfield

Summit

St. Teresa of Avila Parish
Support Groups:
General Bereavement Group: Oct, Jan, March and June Closed 8 weeks Tuesdays at 7pm Meet in Sacristy Must register by calling Ann Marasco 908-230-2396

Teaneck

Tenafly

Union

Holy Spirit Parish
Support Groups:
General Bereavement Fall and Spring Closed 8 weeks Wednesday nights 7:30pm to 8:30pm Must register by calling Cindy at 908-687-3327

Union City

Upper Montclair

Upper Saddle River

Church of the Presentation
Support Groups:
General Bereavement Group: Fall and Spring Spousal Bereavement Groups meet on Monday mornings & Monday evenings and General Bereavement Support Groups meet on Wednesday evenings Must register by calling 201-327-1313 x872 Other bereavement events: All Soul's Day event & individual bereavement support until the next group starts

Verona

Our Lady of the Lake Parish
Support Groups:
General Bereavement Group 2x per month Runs from September to June Every other Tuesday 7:30pm Open meeting Plus a summer session Register by calling Joanne Palminso 973-239-3801

Wallington

Most Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish
Support Groups:
General Bereavement Group: Thursday evenings 6:45pm to 8:15pm Closed 6 weeks Rectory Meeting Room Must register by calling the Parish Office at 973-778-7405

Washington Twp

Weehawken

West New York

West Orange

Westfield

Westwood

Wood-Ridge

Woodcliff Lake

Wyckoff

St. Elizabeth Parish
Support Groups:
General Bereavement Group: Two groups on Tuesday Morning 10:00 to11:30am and Tuesday Evening from 7:30pm to 9:00pm Must register by calling 201-891-1122 x266